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Alarm sounded over horn ban

Police chiefs question Greenbush line safety

The horn ban is one of many mitigation measures imposed on the Greenbush line by various government agencies. The horn ban is one of many mitigation measures imposed on the Greenbush line by various government agencies. (JIM DAVIS/GLOBE STAFF)
By Peter J. Howe
Globe Staff / October 19, 2007

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For more than a decade, South Shore residents and town leaders wrangling over the return of the Greenbush commuter rail line pushed for all kinds of concessions from transportation officials, including an exemption from the normal federal safety laws so that engineers would be banned from blasting their horns as they chugged through 28 street crossings. (Full article: 777 words)

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