Adapted from Robert Whitcomb's Dec. 22 "Digital Diary'' column in GoLocal24.com.
A special ski train now provides service to and from Boston’s North Station to Wachusett Mountain Ski Area, in Princeton, Mass., for a round-trip fare of $23; children under 12 ride free. The ticket includes a free shuttle from the recently opened Wachusett Station, in Fitchburg, to the mountain. What a nice idea: Bringing commuter rail service to skiing.
The trains have ski and snowboard racks. For more information, please see this page of the MBTA Web site:
More trains to more places in our tight little region, please. But at least New England has far more train service than most of this car-dependent country.