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$10 Summer Weekends on Commuter Rail

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Updated on June 8, 2018

About the Project

Timeline: 2018
Status: Planning

From June 9 – September 2, 2018, enjoy unlimited travel across our Commuter Rail network for just $10 each weekend. Each ticket is good for all Commuter Rail lines and all zones on Saturday and Sunday.

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Where can I buy a $10 weekend ticket?

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Weekend tickets are available for purchase:

  • On the mTicket mobile app
  • At the ticket windows at North, South, and Back Bay stations
  • On board from conductors (cash accepted on all trains; credit cards accepted on select trains)

Please note: The $10 weekend ticket is not available at fare vending machines or retail sales locations.

As always, children 11 and younger ride for free when accompanied by a paying adult (up to 2 children per adult).

Does the weekend ticket have any restrictions?

  • Valid on Commuter Rail only
  • Valid from the first scheduled trip on Saturday to the last scheduled trip on Sunday
  • Each $10 weekend ticket is valid for one weekend only, not recurring weekends
  • Not eligible for half fare, for use on the CapeFLYER, or for special event trains (i.e. to Foxboro/Gillette Stadium)

Why is this pilot running?

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Unlike weekdays, weekend Commuter Rail service is not in high demand. This $10 summer weekend fare is a pilot program designed to test the market and encourage people to try Commuter Rail service on weekends, when ample seating is available.

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June 8, 2018

$10 Summer Weekends Frequently Asked Questions

What if I'm a monthly pass holder? What if I'm traveling a distance less than $10? We answer all your questions about the $10 weekend ticket here.

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