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March 6, 2014

MBCR asks judge to halt MBTA rail contract

In its court filing, cites irreparable harm created by the MBTA’s decision to move forward with transition to a new operator while refusing to review MBCR’s formal protest in a timely manner.


January 15, 2014

MBCR wants judge to order release of T contract docs

The complaint, filed in Suffolk Superior Court, also seeks an extension of a Jan. 21 deadline to appeal the award that went to the winning company, Keolis.


January 8, 2014

Record Mass. commuter rail deal could top $2.6 billion

State officials are preparing to announce their choice to operate the commuter railroad. Proposals were submitted by the current operator, Massachusetts Bay Commuter Railroad, and the sole challenger, Keolis Commuter Services.


May 23, 2012

Mass. railcar honors fallen war heroes

The Gold Star Memorial coach will travel thousands of miles across Massachusetts and Rhode Island as a reminder of all of our fallen heroes who gave their lives during Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom.


March 21, 2012

Mass. commuter railroad graduates 22 assistant conductors

The graduates join the ranks of a select group that works directly with customers and transportation managers to provide safe, reliable service. The new assistant conductors were formally inducted earlier this month during a ceremony at MBCR's training facility in Somerville, Mass.


December 15, 2011

MBTA conductor honored for uncovering fare fraud scheme

Investigation began in March of the possible production and sale of illegal MBTA passes after Conductor John Slyman noticed that a customer's monthly pass appeared to be the wrong color.


November 30, 2011

MBTA weighs commuter rail options

With the agency’s Massachusetts Bay Commuter Railroad contract set to expire in June 2013, it is considering taking over service operations.


June 28, 2011

Mass. commuter rail lines add quiet cars

Implemented “quiet zones” on all 13 of its commuter rail lines on Monday. The required quiet time will be imposed during peak commuting hours.


October 13, 2010

Mass. Bay Commuter Railroad Co. names new GM

Hugh J. Kiley, Jr. will oversee MBCR’s day-to-day operations and manage the strategic direction of the company, which provides service to the more than 140,000 daily passengers who ride the MBTA commuter rail system.


February 3, 2009

MBTA equips rail fleet with defibrillators

To date, more than thirty Automated External Defibrillators have been installed on trains to protect passenger safety. The entire fleet will be equipped by the end of spring.


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