U.S., Massachusetts: Why the MBTA reversed course on its commuter rail contract with Keolis

By Nik DeCosta-Klipa, Staff, Boston.com; June 16, 2020 Three-and-a-half years ago, amid complaints about service, Gov. Charlie Baker’s administration said…

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Boston: MBTA, Keolis tout improvements to service, reliability

By Rosemary Ford, Staff Writer, The Salem News; October 11, 2019 NORTH ANDOVER — More trains are running on time…

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A New Standard Shapes Commuter Rail in Boston

By Mischa Wanek-Libman, Mass Transit Magazine; August 15, 2019 Keolis Commuter Services (KCS), a unit of Keolis North America, has…

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Amtrak Bullying Now Targets SEPTA

By Frank N. Wilner, Capitol Hill Contributing Editor, Railway Age Magazine; June 18, 2019 WATCHING WASHINGTON, JUNE 2019 – Here…

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BACK ON TRACK in Massachusetts: CapeFLYER resumes summer rail service to Hyannis

From Wicked Local Lexington; May 23, 2019 Keolis Commuter Services (Keolis), the MBTA’s operating partner for commuter rail, and the…

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Fare Gates Planned at Three Commuter Rail Hubs in Boston

By State House News Service; Banker & Tradesman; April 25, 2019 Aiming to recoup tens of millions of dollars in…

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In Boston, Keolis derailed: New scrutiny as hundreds walk along tracks after train’s wheel falls off

By Sean Philip Cotter, Boston Herald; November 28, 2018 Keolis is taking heat from officials and advocates again after a…

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Boston: When it comes to the MBTA’s commuter rail, privatization isn’t the problem

An Editorial Opinion From The Boston Globe; August 19, 2018 Would the Bay State’s commuter rail system really be better…

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Boston: Transit system plagued by near-constant service issues

By Staff Writer, Boston Herald; February 26, 2018 The MBTA has been plagued with delays, derailments and maintenance problems that…

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Boston: How a judge’s son got to be a commuter rail engineer despite multiple drunken driving charges

By Andrea Estes, Staff, Boston Globe; February 10, 2018 He was so drunk that August night in 2012 that his…

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Bruce Chapman commentary: How Amtrak has come off the rails

By Bruce K. Chapman, The Washington Times; February 1, 2018 ANALYSIS/OPINION: President Trump says that his highest legislative priority in…

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Massachusetts Governor Baker has “issues’ with Keolis: ‘They need to up their game’

By Matt Stout, Boston Herald; January 12, 2018 Gov. Charlie Baker is ramping up pressure on Keolis, the MBTA’s private…

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Boston: MBTA rips Keolis investigation of train car detachment

By Matt Stout, Boston Herald; December 26, 2017 The MBTA’s private commuter rail operator fumbled the early stages of a…

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Boston: Bradford boy gets train ride of his life

By Mike LaBella, Eagle-Tribune; November 14, 2016 HAVERHILL — Eleven-year-old Jesse DiChiara had the rare opportunity to stand alongside the…

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Boston: A commuter rail rider was arrested after a ticket check — but he had a valid pass

By Adam Vaccaro, Boston Globe; November 1, 2017 The MBTA’s new push to check tickets on commuter rail platforms has…

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Massachusetts: Second commuter train platform planned for Worcester Union Station

By Cyrus Moulton, Telegram & Gazette Staff, Worcester Telegram; October 17, 2017 WORCESTER – It’s been talked about for years,…

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Boston: MBTA data shows service worst among carriers

By Matt Stout, Boston Herald; October 12, 2017 More commuter rail trains broke down on the MBTA last year than…

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Boston’s stuck! Beantown rail fleet tops New Jersey Transit as least reliable

By Larry Higgs, NJ.com; October 11, 2017 NJ Transit’s trains are no longer the worst in the nation for breaking down…

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