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Appeal of weekend train to Cape Cod is growing

 By Katie Johnston, Boston Globe

As the CapeFlyer rolled down the tracks from South Station to this Cape Cod village, scenes of summer flashed by: fishermen wielding nets in marshy inlets, people in swimsuits lined up outside the Water Wizz amusement park; cars crawling over the Bourne Bridge. Napping couples, bicyclists in matching spandex outfits, and families wrangling with toddlers filled the first few cars. When the train pulled into Hyannis after a 2½-hour journey on a recent Saturday morning, passengers spilled onto the platform, renting bikes to hit nearby beaches and hopping on buses bound for the Outer Cape. Read more at