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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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New Non-Stop Bus Service From Boston To New York Starting

What the Acela Train did to the airline shuttle service, buses are now out to derail Amtrak on trips between Boston and New York.

04/26/2011

A Green Line train approaches a fire on the track. (credit: Bret Silverman)

T Train Rolls Over Track Fire

A Green Line MBTA train didn’t stop when a trash fire broke out on the track, and was directed to move right over it.

03/23/2011

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91-Year-Old Driver Injured In Avon Crash With Commuter Rail Train

A 75-year-old driver was injured Thursday in a crash in Avon involving a Commuter Rail train.

03/17/2011

A glimpse of the ad posted in a T tunnel for the movie Coraline which opened in 2009.

T Still Has Ads From 2009 Posted

In the T’s subterranean network of tunnels, the view out the window is pretty ho-hum. But for 15 seconds – inbound – between Harvard and Central Square there’s been a little bit of eye candy.

03/15/2011

This train took four hours to travel from Boston to Worcester Monday night.

MBCR: No Apology Could Suffice

The people in charge of the commuter rail say there is no apology that they could issue that would make things better for the people who were on broken down trains for five hours Monday.

03/01/2011

Melissa Moorhouse and husband, Ray, with their boa, Penelope. (Photo courtesy: Matthew J. Lee/Boston Globe)

MBTA Charges Snake Owner For Red Line Clean Up

The woman who lost her snake on a Red Line train in Boston in January is now being ordered to pay the MBTA $600.

02/23/2011

A car went off a bridge in Wilmington and landed on train tracks.

Car Goes Off Overpass, Lands On Train Tracks In Wilmington

A car went off a bridge on Route 129 in Wilmington and landed on railroad tracks below Tuesday afternoon.

02/15/2011

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Curious Whether The T Is Over Charging Riders

It’s supposed to save you time, but the T’s Charlie Card may be costing you more money than it should.

02/04/2011

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