Wed November 24, 2010
Commuter rail service comes soon to T.F. Green
By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
WARWICK, R.I. – Commuter rail service is starting up soon to Rhode Island's T.F. Green Airport, linking the transit hub in Warwick with existing stops in Providence and Boston's South Station.
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation on Tuesday announced that Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority service will start Monday, Dec. 6. There will be six stops a day, Monday through Friday.
The trains are scheduled to run during peak commuting times in the 6 a.m. and 7 a.m. hours, and 6 p.m. and 7 p.m. hours.
The fare between Providence and T.F. Green will be $2.25 each way. Between T.F. Green and Boston is $8.25 each way.
The MBTA's Providence/Stoughton line is eventually expected to be expanded to North Kingstown and have 10 stops each day.
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