Hop Aboard the Blood Train

Welcome to trainsylvania, a chance to donate blood for patients of Brigham and Women's Hospital and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.


This Halloween, donate blood and receive a free T-shirt! On Wednesday, October 24, Massachusetts Bay Commuter Railroad’s (MBCR) Workforce Diversity Advisory Council will host the TRAIN-sylvania Train at North Station for the 2nd annual Halloween-themed blood drive to benefit patients of Brigham and Women's Hospital and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. 


EVENT:     TRAIN-sylvania Blood Drive        

DATE:       Wednesday, October 24, 2012  

TIME:       10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 

PLACE:       North Station, Track 1

100 Legends Way, Boston    


Appointments are recommended.  Please contact MBCR at 617-222-8127 orsherry.rosen@mbcr.com to register.  For eligibility information please contact the Blood Donor Program at 617-632-2568 or blooddonor@partners.org.  A photo ID is required.


All who donate blood will receive a free Halloween long-sleeve T-shirt (supplies are limited.)


The train will remain parked at Track 1 throughout the entirety of the event.


About MBCR


The Massachusetts Bay Commuter Railroad Company, LLC (MBCR) is a partnership of Veolia Transportation, the largest private sector operator of multiple modes of transit in the North America and one of Europe’s largest passenger transportation companies; Bombardier Transportation, the world’s leader in the manufacture and maintenance of passenger rail vehicles; and Alternate Concepts, the leading transportation maintenance and operations firm in the United States. MBCR operates and maintains the fifth largest commuter rail network in the United States under contract with the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority. MBCR provides service to 40 million passengers a year in nearly 80 cities and towns in Massachusetts and Rhode Island.




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