Commuter Rail

No injuries were reported when two empty commuter rail trains collided on Wednesday. (WBZ-TV)

Significant Delays Expected At South Station After Train Collision

There were no passengers on board and no injuries were reported.

08/27/2014

Sterilizer device left at Haverhill train station. (MBTA photo)

Police Investigate Suspicious Item At Haverhill Train Station

A suspicious device caused a scare at a Haverhill train station Friday morning.

08/01/2014

Commuter Rail

Residual Commuter Rail Delays Expected After Signal Problem Near South Station

Commuter rail riders faced headaches Friday morning due to a power issue South Station.

07/11/2014

A truck carrying $100,000 in lobster crashed into a Westwood bridge on Tuesday. (Westwood Police)

Truck Carrying $100,000 Of Lobster Slams Into Westwood Bridge; Driver Charged

A truck carrying 7,000 pounds of lobster slammed into an MBTA rail bridge in Westwood early Tuesday morning, sparking a fire and huge problems for commuters.

07/01/2014

Commuter Rail

Keolis Taking Over Operation Of MBTA Commuter Rail From MBCR

MBTA General Manager Beverly Scott is looking for a seamless transition to the new company.

06/30/2014

Police shut down the intersection after the woman was struck by this train. (WBZ-TV)

77-Year-Old Woman Struck By Commuter Train In Framingham

A 77-year-old woman was seriously injured when she was struck by an MBTA Commuter Rail train in Framingham on Friday.

04/25/2014

Commuter Rail

$12B Transportation Bond Bill OKs Funds For Mass. Road, Rail And Subway Projects

Gov. Deval Patrick signed a bill to borrow funds for several high-profile transportation projects.

04/18/2014

(Photo courtesy: MBTA)

Secret Service Searching For Man Who Impersonated Agent On Train

The U.S. government is searching for a man who authorities say pretended to be a Secret Service agent on a Commuter Rail train.

03/18/2014

Yawkey Station (WBZ-TV Photo)

New & Improved Yawkey Commuter Rail Station Opens Monday

Gov. Deval Patrick is set to celebrate the opening of the renovated Yawkey Commuter Rail Station, a development that has paved the way to double service along the 44-mile line running from Worcester to Framingham.

03/08/2014

Commuter Rail

New Commuter Rail Operator Chosen For Mass.

The Massachusetts transportation board on Wednesday agreed to a multi-billion contract with a new operator for the state’s commuter rail network, rejecting a competing bid by the company that has run the system for the past decade.

01/08/2014

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