In accordance with
Gov. Eric Holcomb’s new executive order, issued on Friday, the South Shore
commuter line will continue to require passengers and employees to wear
masks or face coverings in its stations and aboard its trains.
If a passenger is
in need of a mask, the South Shore will provide one free of charge.
reminded to maintain six feet of social distance from other persons aboard
trains or at the stations.
“All businesses in
the state are required to enforce the mask mandate or face possible
closure,” the South Shore said. “The South Shore line will strictly enforce
the mask mandate at stations and on trains. Passengers who do not comply
with the order will be subject to removal from trains. In accordance with
the revised executive order and the new enforcement provisions, the South
South line will discontinue use of the ‘mask noncompliance’ car, effective
“Pursuant to the
order, certain passengers are exempt from the mask mandate, including
passengers with medical/health issues and children under the age of 8.”