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MBTA wants ability to fine Amtrak for future service disruptions

Posted on April 20, 2016

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BOSTON — State transportation and Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) want to include a provision in its new contract, currently being negotiated, that would allow them to fine Amtrak for future service disruptions it causes on MBTA’s commuter rail system, WBUR reports.

The proposal comes after major commuter rail delays Sunday due to problems with the Amtrak-owned signals near South Station. The same system also failed two months ago, causing daylong disruptions. For the full story, click here.

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