MassDOT: Cape Cod rail service to be announced
BOSTON (WHDH) -- The following is a press release from the Massachusetts Department of Transportation/MBTA.
Patrick-Murray Administration to Announce Rail Service to Cape Cod
“Cape Flyer” Service to Begin Memorial Day Weekend & Run through Labor Day
BOSTON – April 1, 2013 – Tomorrow, MassDOT Secretary & CEO Richard A. Davey and MBTA General Manager Beverly Scott will join US Senator Elizabeth Warren to announce the beginning of rail service from Boston to Cape Cod this summer. The Cape Cod Regional Transit Authority, in cooperation with MassDOT, will operate summer seasonal service from Boston South Station to Hyannis on Cape Cod beginning Memorial Day, May 24 through Labor Day, Monday, September 2, 2013. The service will operate on existing lines utilizing current equipment. Reducing the traffic congestion from Boston to Cape Cod on summer weekends will not only reduce negative environmental impacts but will also open up one of the Commonwealth’s key tourism destinations to even more people; providing the region with the opportunity for a greater influx of tourist dollars into the local economy.
US Senator Elizabeth Warren
MassDOT Secretary & CEO Richard A. Davey
MBTA General Manager & MassDOT Rail & Transit Administrator Dr. Beverly A. Scott
Cape Cod Regional Transit Authority Administrator Thomas Cahir
Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce CEO Wendy Northcross
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
South Station Main Concourse (under the large clock)
Corner of Atlantic & Summer Streets, Boston