If you are taking a commuter train north of Boston, which lines have the greatest chance of making you late for work?
The Rockport and Newburyport lines — although the odds are still good you will arrive on time.
The Rockport line was on time 87.31 percent of the time in 2012, the last full year of reporting. Newburyport was on time 91.12 percent of the time. That compares with the rail line company’s contractual goal of a 95 percent on-time rate.
The Rockport line had the worst performance of the 14 commuter rail lines in Greater Boston.
So far this year, through October, the two lines have done better — 91.65 percent on time for Rockport and 94.77 percent for Newburyport.
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