You can now read 10 articles a month for free. Read as much as you want anywhere and anytime for just 99¢.

End near for 3 commuter lines’ weekend service

Routes targeted by MBTA have devoted weekend users

Stepping from the South Station platform onto the 8:05 a.m. commuter train to Plymouth and Kingston - one of the weekend trains the MBTA plans to eliminate - Carol Payne of Rome, Ga., noticed that something seemed missing: passengers.

Turning to her husband, James, she asked, “How many riders does it take for them to run this?’’

Your comment is subject to the rules of our Posting Policy

This comment may appear on your public profile. Public Profile FAQ

You have reached the limit of 10 free articles in a month

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than 25¢ a week