MBTA Rail

MBTA Rail provides experienced Boston commuters with as much information as possible about the location and status of their trains.

This app is designed specifically for seasoned commuters who are already familiar with their line schedule and know which trains they take. If you're new to the commuter rail or are looking for trip planning, please consider the Transit app or the official MBTA website instead.

Features include:

• Near real-time location information (next stop, current stop, GPS location, predicted arrival times, vehicle speed, and coach numbers)
• Boarding track numbers for trains departing from South Station/North Station/Back Bay
• Crowd-sourced information. Is a prediction wrong? Train delayed mid-trip? Wondering if your train is standing room only? Discuss through the "Reports" button next to each trip
• View your train on a map along with other trains on your route
• View historical coach numbers, boarding tracks, and average on time percentages
• Full schedules with predicted arrival times for each stop
• Service alerts (delays, cancellations, track changes, etc.)
• Clean, user-friendly, and ad-free interface

Note: data is sourced directly from the MBTA's real-time feeds which is collected using PTIS equipment installed on the trains. We don't make any predictions ourselves; this app is simply an interface for the MBTA's data.

We are NOT affiliated with the MBTA, Keolis, or MassDOT. Follow us on Twitter at @MBTARailTracker for updates.
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What's New

- When trips aren't reporting their position we now display an Unknown status instead of assuming they're on time
- Fixed a bug that prevented the Routes and Departures tab from automatically updating when resuming the app from the background
- Fixed a bug on the Schedule view that prevented the "minutes away" prediction from updating properly
- Fixed a bug that caused times in the Departures tab to be a minute or two off
- Fixed a bug where tapping on a trip would sometimes expand the wrong one
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Additional Information

Eligible for Family Library
Eligible if bought after 7/2/2016. Learn More
Updated
April 28, 2019
Size
Varies with device
Installs
1,000+
Current Version
2.11.0
Requires Android
4.1 and up
Content Rating
Everyone
Interactive Elements
Users Interact
Permissions
Offered By
Eric Hynds
Developer
11 Farnsworth Street, Boston MA 02210
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