• mbta May 15, 2023 5:40 pm

    Foxboro Commuter Trains Canceled After Truck Hits Bridge in Dedham

    All MBTA Commuter Rail trains to and from Foxboro were canceled indefinitely after a truck hit a bridge in Dedham, Massachusetts, on Monday morning. Traffic on East Street was closed indefinitely as well after the train bridge, near the Endicott Estate, was hit before 10 a.m., according to Dedham police. They shared images of a truck underneath a bridge with…

  • Taylor Swift May 12, 2023 7:17 pm

    New Round of Taylor Swift Train Tickets Sells Out in Seconds

    After high demand for train tickets to next weekend’s Taylor Swift concerts at Gillette Stadium prompted the MBTA to schedule more trips, the new round of tickets sold…swiftly. The first round of tickets sold out in hours, and when the new round of MBTA Commuter Rail tickets went on sale Friday at 11 a.m., it took just one minute...

  • Boston May 12, 2023 12:01 pm

    5 Hurt in Amtrak Work Vehicle Incident Near Boston MBTA Station

    Five Amtrak employees were hurt when two of the train company’s vehicles collided near an MBTA Commuter Rail Station in Boston’s Hyde Park neighborhood Friday, according to the MBTA. The employees are expected to recover, an MBTA representative said in a statement. The Amtrak truck and track truck were substantially damaged after their collision near Readville Station. NBC10 Boston...

  • train crash October 28, 2022 2:40 pm

    Car, MBTA Train Collide in Stoughton, Causing Minor Injuries, Snarling Transit

    A car and an MBTA train collided in Stoughton Friday, causing minor injuries and blocking a street, police say. Commuter Rail service on the Stoughton Line was ending a stop early “until further notice.” The blocked street near Stoughton Center is expected to be closed for several hours, according to the Stoughton Police Department. They didn’t immediately share what’s...

  • mbta September 25, 2022 1:06 am

    Woman Flips Car Onto Commuter Rail Tracks, Unscathed from Accident

    A woman says she lost control of her car, which caused her to flip upside-down onto commuter rail tracks near Sherman Street in Boston at 4 a.m. on Saturday, according to police. Police say the woman wasn’t injured when she flipped her car. The car was towed from the tracks, which police said weren’t damaged from the accident. The...

  • mbta September 12, 2022 11:20 am

    Weekday Commuter Rail Service Expands in Foxboro

    The MBTA had already offered special event train service to Foxboro, and midday service to Foxboro along the Franklin Commuter Rail line, its website shows. The pilot program provides additional service.

  • Foxboro September 12, 2022 12:08 pm

    Expanded Commuter Rail Service to Foxboro Begins Monday With Pilot Program

    A Foxboro weekday Commuter Rail Service pilot program began Monday, allowing riders to travel between South Station and Foxboro Station with 11 inbound and 10 outbound weekday trains via the Fairmount and Franklin Commuter Rail lines. The first pilot for this service began in October of 2019, but ended up getting canceled in spring 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. “We’re...

  • Foxboro August 25, 2022 5:16 am

    MBTA to Launch Commuter Rail Pilot Program From Foxboro to South Station

    The MBTA announced Wednesday that it is launching a Foxboro weekday Commuter Rail Service pilot program, which is set to begin next month. The one-year service pilot is slated to begin Monday, Sept. 12, the MBTA said in a news release, and will allow riders to travel between South Station and Foxboro Station with 11 inbound and 10 outbound weekday…

  • mbta August 23, 2022 3:55 pm

    Orange Line Repairs Continue Amid Another Mostly Smooth Commute

    While some commuters around Boston found it took them at least twice as long to get to work Monday, it appeared to be a successful first weekday for the most part as both the Orange Line and part of the Green Line were closed. The real challenges are still ahead, however, officials warned. It appeared to be a similar story…

  • Boston August 22, 2022 6:56 pm

    How Late Were You Monday? Here's What Orange, Green Line Commuters Said

    Officials have been warning people who work in Boston to expect longer commutes starting Monday, with the 30-day Orange Line shutdown and nearly as long partial Green Line shutdown in place. So how bad was it? No major issues were reported, but we talked to riders downtown, and their responses were mixed. Some said their commutes had doubled, but others…

  • mbta August 22, 2022 11:51 pm

    ‘So Far, So Good' on Weekday 1 of Orange, Green Line Closures

    Commuters taking any means of transportation around Boston on Monday were braced for increased traffic and slower travel times as both the Orange Line and part of the Green Line were closed. But major problems hadn’t materialized before the evening commute on the third full day of the shutdown — the first weekday commutes of the weekslong overhauls. Workers had…

  • mbta August 22, 2022 6:19 am

    Commuters Brace for Monday Morning Woes Amid MBTA Orange, Green Line Closure

    Commuters taking any means of transportation around Boston on Monday are bracing for increased traffic and slower travel times as both the Orange Line and Green Line Extensions will be closed. Crews have been working as early as last Friday to repair parts of the transit system. The MBTA says the work will improve travel times between stations and service…

  • mbta August 22, 2022 6:19 am

    Mayor Wu: Commuter Rail Is ‘Probably the Best Alternative' During Orange Line Closure

    Boston Mayor Michelle Wu rode the MBTA Commuter Rail Saturday afternoon, encouraging T passengers to take advantage of alternative ways to travel that are being offered during the month-long Orange Line shutdown. The mayor rode the Commuter Rail after speaking with news outlets at Roslindale Village Station, during the first full day of the Orange Line’s temporary closure. “The...

  • orange line August 20, 2022 6:10 pm

    Boston Mayor Michelle Wu Encourages Passengers to Make Use of Free Commuter Rail Rides

    Mayor Wu rode the Commuter Rail Saturday after giving an update on the Orange Line closure, which began Friday night.

  • mbta August 16, 2022 12:33 am

    Boston Facing ‘Severe' Traffic Congestion During Orange Line Shutdown, Officials Warn

    The upcoming, unprecedented shutdown of the MBTA Orange Line won’t just impact the train’s riders, officials warned Monday, it will slow travel on roads across the Boston area as well. “Traffic congestion is expected to be severe,” Massachusetts State Highway Administrator Jonathan Gulliver said at a news conference, urging subway commuters not to take to driving as an alternative....

  • mbta August 12, 2022 11:30 pm

    MBTA Releases Travel Plan for Orange, Green Line Shutdowns: Read It Here

    The MBTA released its plan for travel alternatives while the entire Orange Line and part of the Green Line are shut down later this month and into September. The plan’s release came Friday, a week before the unprecedented Orange Line shutdown was set to begin. The MBTA released “A Rider’s Guide to Planning Ahead” with details on how to...

  • mbta problems August 2, 2022 5:20 am

    Power Problems Strand Commuter Rail Passengers

    The incident happened on an outbound train around 6 p.m. past Boston Landing Station, MBTA spokesperson Joe Pesaturo said on behalf of Keolis, the company that operates the Commuter Rail.

  • commuter rail July 21, 2022 5:07 pm

    MBTA Commuter Trains Delayed Over ‘Fire Department Activity' in Hyde Park

    Commuter trains were running up to an hour late on the MBTA Fairmount, Franklin and Foxboro lines Thursday afternoon after an incident at Readville Station in Boston’s Hyde Park neighborhood, the transit agency said. It wasn’t immediately clear what kind of incident prompted the delays, which appeared to involve Fairmount Line Train 929, headed outbound. It was stopped before...

  • mbta July 8, 2022 8:06 am

    Problems Continue for MBTA After Train's Mechanical Issue Thursday

    Smoke rose from the Commuter Rail tracks at North Station in Boston Thursday from what officials said was an overheated train engine.

  • mbta June 29, 2022 11:28 pm

    Serious Delays Following Deadly Commuter Rail Incident in Natick

    According to the Transit Police Department, a man was trespassing on the right of way around 5 p.m. on the Worcester Line when he was fatally struck by an outbound commuter rail train in the area of 113 West Central Street.

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