Commuter Rail

MBTA Acting General Manager Jonathan Davis tours a South Korean factory where the commuter rail's new cars are being built. (Photo Credit: MBTA)

MBTA GM Optimistic About New Commuter Rail Cars After Visit To South Korea

MBTA Acting General Manager Jonathan Davis is in South Korea hoping to speed up delivery on 75 high capacity Commuter Rail cars.


The train was stopped on the tracks in Norwood after the incident.

Man Hit, Killed By MBTA Commuter Train In Norwood

A person was struck and killed by a commuter rail train in Norwood Thursday morning.


North Station Fire

Commuter Rail Train Catches Fire At North Station

A train caught fire at North Station on Thursday.


(File photo courtesy: Adam E. Moreira/Wikimedia Commons)

MBTA Seeking Help Developing New Commuter Rail App

The MBTA is looking for commuters to help develop its new app.


Sketch for New Brighton Landing MBTA station in Allston.

New Commuter Rail Station Planned For Allston

New Balance just signed a deal with Massachusetts to build a Commuter Rail station in Allston.


MBTA commuter train

Commuter Rail Opens Expansion Line To Southern RI

Trains will run Monday through Friday from Wickford, RI north to Warwick, Providence and Boston on the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority’s Providence-Stoughton line.


(credit: CBS)

MBTA To Launch First Smartphone Rail Ticketing System In US

Paying for the commuter rail is about to get a little easier for people with smart phones.


(File photo courtesy: Adam E. Moreira/Wikimedia Commons)

Schedule Changes Begin On 2 MBTA Commuter Lines

Schedule changes on two MBTA commuter rail lines go into effect Monday.


Transportation secretary Richard Davey announced MBTA cuts Wednesday. (Photo by Chris Gobeille)

MBTA Will Raise Fares 23%, Cut $15 Million In Service

The state transportation department has decided to raise MBTA fares 23-percent and cut $15 million in service to close a huge budget gap for the upcoming fiscal year.


(credit: CBS)

Commuter Rail Bill Would Give Free Ride On Late-Running Trains

Massachusetts commuter rail passengers would have the right to a free ride if their train leaves late under a bill set to be heard by state lawmakers.





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