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Boy Struck, Seriously Injured By Train In Concord

CONCORD (CBS) – A train struck a 15-year-old boy while he was riding a bicycle in Concord Friday night.

Transit Police say the boy was riding his bike from one side of the West Concord Commuter Rail Station to the other when he was struck by an eastbound train. 30 more words


MBTA Wi-Fi project, as currently proposed, will not be advanced

MBTA Wi-Fi project, as currently proposed, will not be advanced

Gloucester and Cape Ann Elected Officials Work Together to Communicate Concerns

 BOSTON – The MBTA today notified BAI Communications that it will not approve the company’s current proposed implementation of the Wi-Fi system, under which BAI proposes to install approximately 320 seventy-foot monopoles along the Commuter Rail network’s rights of way. 266 more words

1 dead after being hit by Amtrak train in Maryland

(ABC News) — Service on a commuter rail line that connects Maryland and the District of Columbia is experiencing delays after a person was fatally struck by an… 95 more words


More musings on commuter rail

Earlier this week, I tweeted this:

What do we want?


When do we want them?

Every thirty minutes (or less)!


Garrett Wollman (@garrett_wollman) …

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Truck Crashes On Framingham Commuter Rail Tracks

FRAMINGHAM (CBS) — A truck overturned on top of MBTA Commuter Rail tracks overnight.

Police said the crash happened around 11:30 p.m. Sunday. The truck took out part of a tree and fence, and knocked down a utility pole. 121 more words


Beantown Rundown:

  • A new survey by Keolis Commuter Services suggests the number of satisfied riders on the Commuter Rail nearly doubled since 2015 to 32%. More here.
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Railway reverie

“A something in a summer’s day,” begins an Emily Dickinson poem that praises the long, lazy contemplation that often launches and lingers in July shade. 822 more words

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