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MBTA: Mobile ticketing now available for commuter rail riders

MBTA: Mobile ticketing now available for commuter rail riders

18th Nov 2012 Press Release Rail 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.

Despite fare hike, MBTA reports more riders

Despite fare hike, MBTA reports more riders

10th Nov 2012 Press Release Rail News

More riders used the Boston-area public transit system in September than in the same month a year ago despite recent fare hikes, the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority said.

Alstom to modernize 2 Massachusetts Bay rail fleets

Alstom to modernize 2 Massachusetts Bay rail fleets

5th Nov 2012 Press Release Rail 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.