Commuter Rail On-Time Performance for Westborough Rider on the Worcester Line Continues to Excel
The Massachusetts Bay Commuter Rail Company (MBCR) today announced that the Worcester line posted a 98.2% contractual on-time performance (OTP) rate in June, surpassing the required goal of 95%.
Accounting for factors within MBCR's control, the Worcester line has exceeded its contractual OTP goal of 95% in every month in 2012. The Worcester line is currently running 98.4% OTP for the year. The Worcester line reached as high as 98.9 % OTP in April.
The Massachusetts Bay Commuter Railroad Company, LLC (MBCR) is a partnership of Veolia Transportation, the largest private sector operator of multiple modes of transit in North America and one of Europe's largest passenger transportation companies; Bombardier Transportation, the world's leader in the manufacture and maintenance of passenger rail vehicles; and Alternate Concepts, a Boston-based transportation operations firm. MBCR operates and maintains the fifth largest commuter rail network in the United States under a contract with the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority. MBCR provides service to 40 million passengers a year in nearly 80 cities and towns in Massachusetts, as well as Providence, RI.