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End of the line for T pioneers

Once considered cutting-edge, an aging part of the authority's trolley fleet is being retired

Peter Messina crossed the tracks at Riverside Station yesterday.
March 16, 2007

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NEWTON -- To the riders waiting at Riverside station yesterday morning, the old rusting trolley that squealed to a stop was just another old, rusting Green Line trolley. But to the MBTA and a handful of rail enthusiasts snapping away with digital cameras, it was much more: one of the last runs of the 32-year-old Boeing -Vertol light rail vehicles, ... (Full article: 378 words)

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