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MBTA: Mobile ticketing now available for commuter rail riders

MBTA: Mobile ticketing now available for commuter rail riders

18 November 2012 Press Release Rail & Coach News

Customers on four MBTA Commuter Rail Lines, north and west of Boston, will be able to use their smartphones instead of paper tickets to ride the train. Under this first-in the nation mobile ticketing program, customers will be able to purchase tickets and passes using the MBTA mTicket app for iPhone and Android devices wherever they are.

Alstom to modernize 2 Massachusetts Bay rail fleets

Alstom to modernize 2 Massachusetts Bay rail fleets

5 November 2012 Press Release Rail & Coach News

Boston’s Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) has awarded Alstom Transport two rail fleet modernization contracts with a combined value of approximately €170 million. These contracts will be executed at Alstom’s rolling stock manufacturing facility in Hornell, New York. Both projects are scheduled to begin immediately.