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Ticketing app for MBTA rail rides expands

North Station lines begin program

Commuter rail customers on all North Station lines will be able to purchase and display tickets on their smartphones starting Monday, with South Station lines and ferries expected to follow after Thanksgiving.

The launch follows a successful test among some South Shore customers and comes half a year after the T signed an agreement with a British mobile-ticketing developer to make it the first major US commuter rail to offer passengers an alternative to paper.

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