Snow Results in Plaistow MBTA Meeting Postponement

Another date will be announced for a public hearing that had been scheduled for last night in Plaistow, N.H. on a proposed MBTA Commuter Rail extension of the Haverhill line into Plaistow.

Tuesday’s meeting of the Plaistow Commuter Rail Extension Study group was postponed due to weather, according to town officials.

“The N.H. Department Of Transportation is currently working with town officials and the consultant team to reschedule and will update the project website ( accordingly,” a spokesperson said Tuesday.

Last September, the study group released an alternatives overview map, outlining three potential site plans for a commuter rail station and train layover facility. One of the alternatives calls for a commuter rail station off Westville Road near route 125, separate from a train layover facility on the Haverhill side of the border, parallel to the upper Hilldale Avenue industrial park. Two other alternatives would locate combined commuter and layover stations in the Westville neighborhood, or off the Main Street railroad crossing.