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South Coast Rail

Please visit the South Coast Rail (SCR) website for up-to-date information, project history, and related materials/documents.

March 1, 2018 - South Coast Rail DSEIR Town of Easton Comment Letter

February 21, 2018 - MassDOT Files DSEIR For South Coast Rail Project

 The MassDOT has announced that the South Coast Rail project is proceeding with the filing of the Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Report (DSEIR) with the Massachusetts Environmental Policy Act (MEPA) Office. Members of the public are encouraged to provide comments on the DSEIR to the Secretary of Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs by March 23, 2018. Learn more on how to comment on the SCR website.

January 27, 2014 - The FEIR/FEIS are now available. All environmental impact documentation can be found at South Coast Rail's website at this location. All other general information regarding the South Coast Rail can be found on their website at

For information regarding the SCR Corridor Plan, click here.

For an interactive map of the proposed rail and associated improvements, click here.

July 20, 2011- Secretary of Energy and Environmental Affairs Certificate on the DEIS/DEIR

May 27, 2011 - South Coast Rail DEIR-DEIS Town of Easton Comment Letter

March 21, 2011- The Army Corps of Engineers released the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the South Coast Rail Stoughton alternative. Public comments are due to the EOEEA Secretary by May 27, 2011. For help on writing a comment letter, see this documentClick here to see the Public Notice from the US Army Corps of Engineers. The DEIS has been posted on the Southeastern Regional Planning & Economic Development District (SRPEDD) website

In the MassDOT preface to the DEIS, MassDOT has identified the Stoughton family of alternatives as its preferred corridor. You can access the MassDOT notice to Reviewers and Other Interested Parties, here.