This would require the new Middleboro station to open before the rest of SCR because of where Middleboro/Lakeville is located. Now that being said, I believe that since the new station is near the current layover yard, the crews would be qualified to work it in revenue service. But there has to be a lead time to let the current Middleboro/Lakeville customers know to use the new station.
So what I see happening is for the dry runs to be made out of the Middleboro Layover yard, and for the current station to be used until the launch of SCR, when the new Middleboro station will open. I do not see the GL extension thing here where the trains would continue to FR/NB based on what I have already stated.
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Rich "Dino" Martin
A one time happy rider of Arborway and the old Washington St. El.