Commuter Rail

Long lines at the JFK-UMass stop on the Red Line. (WBZ-TV)

Better Day For The MBTA? Not Really

Another day of commuting woes for people who take the MBTA to work.

02/12/2015

MBTA GM Beverly Scott addresses the media about the decision to shut down public transportation due to snow. (WBZ-TV)

Beverly Scott Stepping Down As Head Of MBTA

Beverly Scott is resigning as MBTA general manager, the transportation agency said Wednesday afternoon.

02/11/2015

Schedule board at North Station (Photo credit Andrew Celani/WBZ)

MBTA To Operate On Limited Schedule Wednesday

On Wednesday, MBTA rail service will resume on the Commuter Rail, trolley, and subway lines.

02/10/2015

Snow on the commuter rail (WBZ-TV)

MBTA Rail Service Shut Down Tuesday For Snow Cleanup

The MBTA said it needed the break to clear snow and ice from tracks and to assess equipment damaged by the spate of storms.

02/10/2015

A tractor trailer vs. commuter rail crash in Braintree (WBZ-TV)

Commuter Rail Train Strikes Tractor-Trailer In Braintree

A commuter rail train struck a tractor-trailer in Braintree on Wednesday.

02/04/2015

(WBZ-TV)

Baker On MBTA’s Cold Weather Disaster: ‘This Can’t Happen Again’

The bitter cold and all of the snow left behind from the last two storms crippled the MBTA Tuesday morning.

02/03/2015

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

Woman Struck And Killed By Attleboro Commuter Rail Train

Transit police were called to the Attleboro MBTA station where a woman was found dead after being hit by a train.

12/13/2014

Car struck by commuter rail  train in Cambridge (WBZ-TV)

Cambridge Commuter Train Collision Highlights Repeat Problem

Trains move at a pretty good clip through the Sherman Street Crossing in Cambridge, highlighting just how fierce the impact was on Saturday when a commuter train slammed into a car that had accidentally strayed onto the tracks.

12/07/2014

Car struck by commuter rail  train in Cambridge (WBZ-TV)

Car Struck By Commuter Rail Train In Cambridge

A commuter rail train slammed into a car that was stopped on the tracks in Cambridge Saturday night.

12/06/2014

John Mahar Highway was shut down following the crash. (WBZ-TV)

Mother, Son Narrowly Escape Being Hit By Train In Braintree

A mother and her teenage son narrowly escaped a speeding commuter rail train Friday afternoon.

12/05/2014

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