Yesterday's trip, which went to Buzzards Bay and back, was mostly for the media and politicians. There were speeches on the brand new South Braintree platform, refreshments and jazz music on the train and more speeches and more jazz at the Capt. Augustus F. Wagner Memorial Bandstand at Buzzards Bay before the train returned.
Regular service to Hyannis and Falmouth from South Braintree and in the opposite direction starts this morning, 25 years to the day, the railroad says, since the last Boston-Cape train. According to the CC&H timetable, the Hyannis trip will take two hours and 25 minutes and the Falmouth trip will take two hours and 15 minutes. There will be two trains each way a day. The fares range from $4 to $8 one-way.