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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

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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Report: MBTA Spending Out Of Control On Employee Pay

An independent research group says MBTA employees are paid far above the scale of other state employees and it’s the key reason the agency is in debt.

04/12/2013

A turtle abandoned on the commuter rail. (Photo Credit:MBCR)

MBCR Seeking New Home For Turtle Abandoned On Commuter Rail Train

The Massachusetts Bay Commuter Rail is trying to find a home for a turtle that was abandoned on board one of its trains.

11/01/2012

(credit: CBS)

Pedestrian Killed By Train In Brighton

Officials from numerous agencies are investigating after a person is struck and killed by a commuter rail train in the area of Newton Street in Brighton.

09/22/2012

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.

04/21/2012

Conover Tuttle Pace posted this picture of the ring on their Facebook page.

Twitter Leads Commuter Train Crew To Rider’s Lost Engagement Ring

A woman lost her engagement ring on her ride to work Tuesday, but got it back thanks to Twitter and some sharp-eyed commuter rail workers.

12/20/2011

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

Commuter Rail Riders ‘Upset’ With Service Before Bruins Parade

Beautiful weather and a weekend day brought a record number of people out to the Bruins’ parade. Fans anticipated a parking nightmare, but public transportation became a rude awakening.

06/19/2011

(credit: CBS)

Track Work Expected To Impact Commuter Rail Service Through Summer

Amtrak’s Northeast Corridor Rail Tie Replacement Project is underway in Boston and it’s going to be tying up MBTA/MBCR commuter rail lines for the summer.

06/11/2011

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