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MBTA Rules Out Commuter Rail Takeover

MBTA management has ruled out the possibility of taking over direct operation of the state’s commuter rail network. Instead, officials say they may seek a longer-term contract with a private operator.

01/07/2012

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MBTA Unveils Expanded ‘Quiet Car’ Program

Looking for some peace and quiet? Starting today, you can find that on the commuter rail. WBZ NewsRadio 1030′s Doug Cope explains from North Station.

06/27/2011

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MBTA Execs Expect Grilling Over Commuter Rail Failures

Massachusetts lawmakers are preparing to grill the MBTA and the company that runs its commuter rail service on rider complaints this winter.

04/12/2011

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Man Stabbed To Death In Chelsea

Police say they got a call just after 7 p.m. Saturday that a man was lying in Sixth Street near the MBTA commuter rail station. Authorities say the man had been stabbed several times and was taken to Massachusetts General Hospital where he died.

12/19/2010