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Train consists and headway times
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Potential MBTA Southern NH Service
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Remaining CTC-1B Single Level Cab Cars
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Cape Flyer
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MBB Overhaul
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MBTA FY 2025 Operating Budget Oversight Report
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"MBTA Projects for Consideration" 2023?
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Automatic train protection on the Green Line?
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Richard Davey
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Keolis trackers
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New Widett Circle Rail Yard
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Fairmount Line Discussion
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Ring of Steel: Fare Gates at BOS, BON, & BBY
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Schedule change effective May 20, 2024
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Old Commuter Rail schedules?
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Needham Heights Station
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Double-decker control cars on North Side
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#4 Red Line Cars 1900-2151
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Kawasaki Rebuild Program at Alstom
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Car body damage to control coaches
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Worcester Service to Boston "Heart to Hub"
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MBTA 1008 and 1013: Can They Be Saved?
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Silver Line Thread/Tracker
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B&M Eastern Route Quad Tracking & Harbor Tunnel
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Commuter Rail Electrification
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Ex-Dedham Branch sold, to be built over
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New MBTA leases
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Potential for a Commuter Rail Workers Strike
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Remaining Kawasaki Cars South
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Brattle Loop in service (temporarily)
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Were MBTA tokens every temporarily retired?
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Remaining 1600-series control cars
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Green Line Extension Lechmere to Medford
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Obscure Facts about MBTA
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Nashua -> Lowell -> Winchester
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Tie Replacement on the Lowell Line?
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Extra Tracks at North Station?
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65 Replies 
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Bonus Epside: More Boston Railfan Stories!
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All Aboard Episode 023: Phil B. on the M.T.A.
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Why is the Lowell on an embankment?
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Renaming Boston's subway stations
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MBTA's Max Speed?
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Franklin Line Discussion
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Boylston Street Graffiti
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Budd RDC 6213 on the move
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I-90 Allston Interchange/West Station/Grand Junction project
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Fully double track old colony lines
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#14 Orange Line Cars 1400-1551 (From Red/Orange Procurement discussion)
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1028 Replies 
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MBTA Train Tracker
by l008com  - 
5 Replies 
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Speed restriction on curve in Revere, MA
by railfan1988  - 
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Railroad Map with Mileposts and Control Points
by bostonrailfan  - 
71 Replies 
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The Type 8 Discussion to End All Discussions(Type 8 tracker)
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615 Replies 
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MBTA's MPI HSP-46 Locomotives
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2973 Replies 
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Wanted: photos of old wooden escalators
by RailMike  - 
26 Replies 
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Mystery Button on 2023 New Flyer XDE40
by AlexP  - 
0 Replies 
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Old Budd RDC's and their future
by NRGeep  - 
54 Replies 
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 by dieciduej
 
Unusual rail alignment
by CharlesUlmerFarley  - 
5 Replies 
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Northside Cab signals (ATC and ACSES)
by OldColonyRailfan  - 
0 Replies 
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Remaining automatic signals on Eastern Route
by railfan1988  - 
6 Replies 
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Red-Blue Connector
by maxman927  - 
192 Replies 
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Fitchburg line refurbishment
by GaryAF  - 
19 Replies 
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Foxboro Event Service
by wicked  - 
8 Replies 
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 by jamoldover
 
Track Next to Convention Center
by expbusop  - 
11 Replies 
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 by neman2
 
Belmont or Belmont Center?
by l008com  - 
2 Replies 
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 by wicked
 
HSP-46 now concentrated on South side?
by stevefol  - 
2 Replies 
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Former Green Line A Branch
by Jeff Smith  - 
39 Replies 
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Systemwide Speed Restriction 3/10/23
by srepetsk  - 
48 Replies 
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Needham Line
by theseaandalifesaver  - 
106 Replies 
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16 Replies 
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3 Replies 
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 by dieciduej
 
Framingham Action
by l008com  - 
3 Replies 
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 by type 7 3704
 
Part of Government Center closed off!
by TChauvet  - 
0 Replies 
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Scollay/Brattle/Govy?...
by Aerie  - 
15 Replies 
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 by Disney Guy
 
Does the area around Boston Sand And Gravel have a name?
by l008com  - 
2 Replies 
 817 Views
 by edbear
 
Haverhill Line Upgrades (Western Route)
by sery2831  - 
1541 Replies 
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 by jbvb
 
Airport to downtown
by CharlesUlmerFarley  - 
37 Replies 
 3843 Views
 by CRail
 
South Station Expansion Project Discussion
by Teamdriver  - 
88 Replies 
 33849 Views
 by wicked
 
Ashmont-Mattapan Trolley Line Discussion
by charlesriverbranch  - 
237 Replies 
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 by Disney Guy
 
Dogs Named after MBTA Stations
by RandallW  - 
2 Replies 
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 by Rbts Stn
 
Blue Line will be free between July 5 and Aug. 31
by Adams_Umass_Boston  - 
16 Replies 
 2103 Views
 by wicked
 
Official Trackless Trolley Thread/Tracker
by CS  - 
532 Replies 
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 by jwhite07
 
Feds to Investigate MBTA Safety
by typesix  - 
114 Replies 
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 by CRail
 
PCC Replacement questions
by Ryand-Smith  - 
3 Replies 
 3957 Views
 by typesix
 
Planned Service Suspensions (Was: Orange Line To Close...)
by charlesriverbranch  - 
88 Replies 
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 by BandA
 
Shorter Trains?
by l008com  - 
7 Replies 
 1558 Views
 by TurningOfTheWheel
 
Flanger Signs
by Cjmccrac  - 
2 Replies 
 681 Views
 by ExCon90
 
The important questions of life on the MTA
by Arborwayfan  - 
13 Replies 
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 by Rbts Stn
 
Telephone pole at Needham Heights
by charlesriverbranch  - 
9 Replies 
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 by BandA
 
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