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Brattle Loop in service (temporarily)
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Potential MBTA Southern NH Service
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Obscure Facts about MBTA
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Nashua -> Lowell -> Winchester
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Remaining Kawasaki Cars South
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Got trapped in North Station the other day
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Tie Replacement on the Lowell Line?
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Extra Tracks at North Station?
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F40PH-3C overhaul program
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Fairmount Line Discussion
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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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New MBTA leases
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GP40-MC Overhaul
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#4 Red Line Cars 1900-2151
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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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378 Replies 
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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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MBTA Train Tracker
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Speed restriction on curve in Revere, MA
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Railroad Map with Mileposts and Control Points
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Double-decker control cars on North Side
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The Type 8 Discussion to End All Discussions(Type 8 tracker)
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MBTA's MPI HSP-46 Locomotives
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Green Line Extension Lechmere to Medford
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Wanted: photos of old wooden escalators
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Mystery Button on 2023 New Flyer XDE40
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Old Budd RDC's and their future
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Unusual rail alignment
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Northside Cab signals (ATC and ACSES)
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Remaining automatic signals on Eastern Route
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Red-Blue Connector
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Fitchburg line refurbishment
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Foxboro Event Service
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Track Next to Convention Center
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11 Replies 
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Worcester Service to Boston "Heart to Hub"
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Belmont or Belmont Center?
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Kawasaki Rebuild Program at Alstom
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HSP-46 now concentrated on South side?
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Former Green Line A Branch
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Systemwide Speed Restriction 3/10/23
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48 Replies 
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Framingham/Worcester Line Questions
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562 Replies 
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Needham Line
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Framingham Action
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Part of Government Center closed off!
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Cape Flyer
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Scollay/Brattle/Govy?...
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Does the area around Boston Sand And Gravel have a name?
by l008com  - 
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Haverhill Line Upgrades (Western Route)
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1541 Replies 
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Airport to downtown
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37 Replies 
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South Station Expansion Project Discussion
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88 Replies 
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Ashmont-Mattapan Trolley Line Discussion
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237 Replies 
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Dogs Named after MBTA Stations
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2 Replies 
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Blue Line will be free between July 5 and Aug. 31
by Adams_Umass_Boston  - 
16 Replies 
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 by wicked
 
Official Trackless Trolley Thread/Tracker
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532 Replies 
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Feds to Investigate MBTA Safety
by typesix  - 
114 Replies 
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PCC Replacement questions
by Ryand-Smith  - 
3 Replies 
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Planned Service Suspensions (Was: Orange Line To Close...)
by charlesriverbranch  - 
88 Replies 
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Shorter Trains?
by l008com  - 
7 Replies 
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Flanger Signs
by Cjmccrac  - 
2 Replies 
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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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MBTA's Top Leadership Position To Change Hands
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31 Replies 
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falling objects at MBTA stations
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1 Replies 
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Globe article: East-West Rail
by Cosmo  - 
37 Replies 
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 by lordsigma12345
 
Wrecked LRVs
by Silverliner5  - 
17 Replies 
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Platform Height on Rockport Line
by Tallguy  - 
1 Replies 
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Type 7 Overhaul Program
by orange1234  - 
582 Replies 
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New Widett Circle Rail Yard
by bostontrainguy  - 
66 Replies 
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Bill filed to remove commuter rail operations from MBTA
by charlesriverbranch  - 
60 Replies 
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most commuter rail stations outside Boston
by FtHill1231  - 
2 Replies 
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MP36 Overhaul
by WorldwideRailfan (Youtube)  - 
35 Replies 
 10361 Views
 by Ken
 
Should The MBTA Take the Backseat on Commuter Rail?
by mbrproductions  - 
1 Replies 
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 by RandallW
 
Who dispatches MBTA trains out of South Station?
by charlesriverbranch  - 
14 Replies 
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 by Disney Guy
 
A Bit Off Topic Perhaps but the End of an Era Nevertheless . . .
by bostontrainguy  - 
17 Replies 
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 by jbvb
 
MBTA 1008 and 1013: Can They Be Saved?
by mbrproductions  - 
31 Replies 
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 by R36 Combine Coach
 
Is it time to abolish the MBTA?
by charlesriverbranch  - 
26 Replies 
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 by wicked
 
Automatic train protection on the Green Line?
by rail10  - 
46 Replies 
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 by hxa
 
Ring of Steel: Fare Gates at BOS, BON, & BBY
by danib62  - 
304 Replies 
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 by Komarovsky
 
MBTA switches to text-to-speech voice for all Green Line announcements
by TurningOfTheWheel  - 
12 Replies 
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 by R36 Combine Coach
 
Commuter Rail Electrification
by johnpbarlow  - 
425 Replies 
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 by wicked
 
Vintage High Res Pictures Discussion
by 3rdrail  - 
638 Replies 
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 by MBTA3247
 
Pawtuckett/Central Fall train station status.
by braves  - 
13 Replies 
 7217 Views
 by jbvb
 
Green Line Collision 7/30/21
by Red Wing  - 
55 Replies 
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 by RandallW
 
Fewer Stops on Commuter Rail Lines?
by mbrproductions  - 
65 Replies 
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 by Arborwayfan
 
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