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LA authorities boost security after threatened rail attack

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The threat of a terror attack against a busy commuter rail station in the Los Angeles area has prompted authorities to increase security throughout the region and urge commuters to report any suspicious behavior they see. 338 more words


Michigan Officials Reviewing Options After Voters Narrowly Defeated Tax Plan for Commuter Rail

The Southeast Michigan Regional Transit Authority it examining its options after voters earlier this month narrowly defeated a tax increase that would have funded an expansion of service, including a Detroit-Ann Arbor commuter rail line. 229 more words

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Needham MBTA Commuter Rail Line Service To Be Suspended Through Weekend

BOSTON (CBS) – If you take the Needham MBTA commuter rail you will need to find a different way home Thursday night.

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SmartTrack's Next Steps

After a day-long debate, Toronto Council has approved continuing along the path set by Mayor John Tory to study and possibly to build the transit lines branded as “SmartTrack”. 2,439 more words


Riders break windows to escape after train's motor overheats

BOSTON (WPRI) — Fire crews responded to the Back Bay MBTA Station Wednesday evening, after a malfunction on an Orange Line train filled the station with smoke. 69 more words


Commuter Rail Delays Blamed On Slippery Leaves

BOSTON (CBS) – Wondering why your train is running late? Blame it on the leaves.

Commuter Rail operator Keolis says slippery rail conditions are forcing trains to take it slow. 95 more words


MBTA Reduces $839,000 In Fines From 2015 Winter Storm Failures

BOSTON (CBS) — The MBTA has quietly agreed to waive $839,000 of the $1.7 million in penalties leveled against the company that operates the Commuter Rail system for poor performance in 2015. 269 more words