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Transit Police: Wakefield Man Assaults 2 Men At North Station

BOSTON (CBS) — Transit police say a Wakefield man assaulted two men at North Station early Thursday morning.

Officers were called to the MBTA’s commuter rail station about 12:10 a.m. 167 more words



Train car to myself
High-backed purple leather seats
Buildings between them

Rhode Island Man Allegedly Assaults Woman At MBTA Station

BOSTON (CBS) — Transit police say a Rhode Island man assaulted a 22-year-old woman at the MBTA Back Bay Station on Saturday night.

Police were called to the station about 8:35 p.m. 87 more words


Commuter Rail Service Suspended Between Lynn And North Station

BOSTON (AP) — Service on the Newburyport/Rockport commuter rail will be suspended between Lynn and North Station this weekend because of construction.

Inbound trips will be replaced Saturday and Sunday with shuttle buses from Lynn to the MBTA Wonderland subway station for connections to the Blue Line and service into Boston. 72 more words


Baker Unveils $83M MBTA Winter Resiliency Plan

BOSTON (CBS/AP) – Gov. Charlie Baker is unveiling a five-year, $83 million plan he says will improve the MBTA’s reliability during harsh weather.

The governor, along with Secretary of Transportation Stephanie Pollack and Interim MBTA General Manager Frank DePaola, announced the MBTA Winter Resiliency Plan during a press conference Thursday afternoon. 442 more words


Happy Trails 

Good morning!  Let me just start by saying I love the commuter rail. (It’s only Day 2). Currently I’m sitting in my own seat, listening to Matty In The Morning, surrounded by friendly people who greet each other.   437 more words

Notes on Boston-Springfield Service

Readers of this blog know I have a particular interest in intercity rail in New England stemming from growing up in New Haven. So when… 1,595 more words