Rolling Memorial Honoring Massachusetts’ Fallen Heroes Heading Through Canton June 13
Gold Star memorial train will be heading through Canton at 8:43pm on Wed., June 13. Train bears the names of state’s soldiers, marines, sailors and airmen who made ultimate sacrifice in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Massachusetts Bay Commuter first-ever Gold Star Memorial train will be chugging through Canton tonight, Wed., June 13, at 8:43pm.
The passenger coach bears the names of every soldier, marine, sailors and airman who lost his or her life while serving in Iraq and Afghanistan; it features Gold Star memorial emblems atop of patriotic image.
The Gold Star Memorial coach will travel thousands of miles across Massachusetts and Rhode Island.
“With so many veterans employed by the railroad, it is a privilege to operate this one-of-a-kind traveling memorial for those who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country and their families” said MBCR General Manager Hugh J. Kiley Jr. “MBCR is honored to operate the memorial train across the MBTA commuter rail system.”
– Press Release from the Mass. Bay Commuter Rail