MBCR heads to court over MBTA rail contract

MBCR (Massachusetts Bay Commuter Railroad), contract operator of Boston’s commuter rail system since July 2003, has gone to court in an attempt to block the MBTA (Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority) from awarding a new contract to a competitor.

Report: MBTA mulls new operator

Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) reportedly is considering replacing Massachusetts Bay Commuter Railroad Co. (MBCR), its current contract operator of MBTA regional rail service.

New appointments at MCBR

Boston’s Massachusetts Bay Commuter Railroad Company (MBCR) has appointed John Hogan as the company’s Chief Transportation Officer, and William (Bill) Gilbert as Director of Quality.

MBCR pilot program aids MBTA conductors

Massachusetts Bay Commuter Railroad Co. (MBCR) on Monday announced the launch of the “Conductor Companion” pilot program, using mobile device technology to allow conductors on Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) regional rail trains to receive real-time information about service.

MBTA weighs rail service operating options

Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority has begun pondering its next contract for operations of its regional (“commuter”) services in the Bay State and neighboring Rhode Island, estimated to be worth $300 million per