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Mass. commuter rail system sets efficiency record

Posted on February 29, 2012

BOSTON — The Massachusetts Bay Commuter Railroad Co. (MBCR) will have recorded the highest rates of punctuality for any February at the end of the month if current trends continue, The Daily Free Press reported.

This year, the MBCR and the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority invested in technologies that deal directly with snow removal or help to prevent problems that originate from freezing weather; constructed a “Truck Stop” for commuter trains; realigned its management structure; and hired new conductors and engineers to decentralize management. For the full story, click here.

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