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Hundreds protested MBTA fare hikes. (Photo from Bernice Corpuz)

Hundreds Of Students Protest Proposed MBTA Fare Hikes

Hundreds of students from Boston and surrounding communities took to the streets to protest the MBTA’s proposed fare increases.

03/29/2012

A man fell onto the tracks at Back Bay station.

Commuters Rescue Man Who Fell Onto Tracks At Back Bay Station

Commuters rescued a vision-impaired MBTA passenger who fell onto the tracks at the Back Bay station.

01/13/2012

(credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Man Hit, Killed By Train In Dover, N.H.

Dover police say the pedestrian was struck along the tracks that run under the Washington Street overpass.

10/13/2011

A Commuter Rail train struck and killed a young girl in Hyde Park.

Woman Struck, Killed By Commuter Rail Train In Hyde Park

The accident happened in the area behind the Boston Renaissance Charter Public School.

09/16/2011

The Acela line was stopped for more than two hours after the incident in Hyde Park.

Acela Train Traveling 120 MPH Kills Man On Tracks In Hyde Park

A man was struck and killed by an Amtrak Acela high-speed train near the Hyde Park station late Thursday night.

08/05/2011

An Amtrak Downeaster train from Boston collided with a dump truck at a crossing in North Berwick, Maine on July 11, 2011.

Amtrak Crash Investigators Looking At Why Dump Truck Failed To Stop

Investigators in Maine are examining cell phone and logbook records and electronic equipment as they try to determine why a tractor-trailer failed to stop in time to avoid a collision with Amtrak’s Downeaster in North Berwick.

07/12/2011

Skyeye over a train crash in North Berwick, ME.

Amtrak Downeaster Train And Dump Truck Both Catch Fire In Deadly Collision

An Amtrak Downeaster train carrying 112 people barreled into a dump truck in North Berwick, Maine just after 11 a.m. Monday, killing the driver of that truck.

07/11/2011

(Photo credit JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

…More Things To Do On A Rainy Day In Boston

Rain can ruin a lot of plans. But there are plenty of ways to turn around a dreary day in Boston, without having to worry about the weather.

CBS Boston–05/11/2011

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Train Routes Between Boston, Maine and D.C. Getting Upgrades

A federal grant for track upgrades in Massachusetts will smooth out bumpy sections of track and set the stage for another daily round trip for Amtrak’s Downeaster between Boston and Portland, officials said Monday.

05/09/2011

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

T Expanding Real Time Tracking To Commuter Rail

The MBTA is working with developers to release real time tracking apps for the commuter rail at the same time that passengers say they have better luck with real time bus tracking than train tracking.

04/27/2011

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