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Framingham/Worcester Line: Upcoming

Starting May 22: Spring 2017 Commuter Rail schedules go into effect on Monday, May 22nd. Schedules are now available online at mbta.com.

Schedule changes have been made to the Newburyport/Rockport, Haverhill, Fitchburg, Providence/Stoughton, and Worcester lines.
The Worcester Line schedule includes service to the new Boston Landing Station.
There are no schedule changes on the Lowell, Needham, Franklin, Fairmount, Middleboro/Lakeville, Kingston/Plymouth, or Greenbush lines. These schedules are only being re-printed without severe weather train designations.

Paper schedules for all lines will be available at South Station, Back Bay, and North Station in May.

Last Updated: 4/20/2017 9:44:54 AM

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Framingham/Worcester Line: Ongoing

Due to the Simon Company's Copley Place construction, Back Bay Stations Dartmouth Street underpass will remain closed until June 1, 2017.

Due to Copley Place construction being performed by the Simon Company, the Dartmouth Street underpass leading to and from the west side of Dartmouth Street at Back Bay Station will be temporarily closed until June 1.
Customers are encouraged to use the stations main entrance on the east side of Dartmouth Street during the underpass closure.

Affected routes:
Orange Line
Framingham/Worcester Line
Needham Line
Franklin Line
Providence/Stoughton Line

Last Updated: 4/4/2017 10:48:46 AM

Due to the necessary replacement of railroad ties on the Worcester Line between Wellesley Farms & Westborough, weekday Worcester Line trains may experience delays of 5-15 minutes in both directions between 8:30 am and 4:00 pm.

Additionally, peak hour trains may see minor delays due to speed restrictions around construction zones. Replacement of railroad ties is expected to be completed by the first week of June.

Last Updated: 3/30/2017 2:44:18 PM

Starting 4/4, Worcester Train 512 will have an adjusted departure time of 9:00 am from Worcester due to track work.

This adjusted departure time is expected to last through the completion of tie replacement in early June.

Worcester 9:00 am; Grafton 9:13 am; Westborough 9:17 am; Southborough 9:26 am; Ashland 9:30 am; Framingham 9:41 am; West Natick 9:46 am; Natick 9:51 am; Wellesley Square 9:56 am; Wellesley Hills 10:00 am; Wellesley Farms 10:03 am; Auburndale f10:08 am; West Newton f 10:11 am; Newtonville f 10:14 am; Yawkey L 10:22 am; Back Bay L 10:27 am; South Station 10:32 am

Affected direction: Inbound

Affected trips:
512 (8:40 am from Worcester)

Last Updated: 3/30/2017 2:40:36 PM

Please board Worcester Line trains 586, 512, 514, 516, and 518 on the outbound platforms at West Natick, Natick Center, Wellesley Square, Wellesley Hills, and Wellesley Farms stations from Thursday, Apr 6 through Friday, May 5.

Affected direction: Inbound

Please monitor LED signs for last minute changes.

The end date is approximate and updates will be sent via T-Alert and on LED screens at stations when the track change has ended.

Affected stops:
West Natick
Natick Center
Wellesley Square
Wellesley Hills
Wellesley Farms

Affected trips:
586 (8:40 am from Framingham)
512 (9:00 am from Worcester)
514 (10:40 am from Worcester)
516 (12:05 pm from Worcester)
518 (2:15 pm from Worcester)

Last Updated: 4/7/2017 9:08:05 AM

Please board outbound Worcester Line trains on the inbound platforms at Yawkey through Framingham stations weekdays from 2:00 pm until 7:30 pm.

Please follow these boarding instructions Monday - Friday unless noted otherwise or if operating on a holiday schedule.

Affected direction: Outbound

Affected stops:
Yawkey
Wellesley Farms
Wellesley Hills
Wellesley Square
Natick Center
West Natick
Framingham

Affected trips:
515 (2:00 pm from South Station)
517 (3:30 pm from South Station)
589 (3:40 pm from South Station)
519 (4:25 pm from South Station)
591 (4:35 pm from South Station)
521 (5:05 pm from South Station)
593 (5:15 pm from South Station)
523 (5:40 pm from South Station)
525 (5:50 pm from South Station)
527 (6:20 pm from South Station)
529 (6:45 pm from South Station)

Last Updated: 4/5/2017 4:55:01 PM

Please board inbound Worcester Line trains on the outbound platforms at Framingham through Back Bay stations weekdays from 3:00pm until 8:00pm.

Please follow these boarding instructions Monday - Friday unless noted otherwise or if operating on a holiday schedule.

Affected direction: Inbound

Affected stops:
Framingham
West Natick
Natick Center
Wellesley Square
Wellesley Hills
Wellesley Farms
Yawkey
Back Bay

Affected trips:
518 (2:15 pm from Worcester)
522 (3:45 pm from Worcester)
524 (5:20 pm from Worcester)
526 (6:05 pm from Worcester)
588 (4:47 pm from Framingham)
590 (5:40 pm from Framingham)
592 (7:05 pm from Framingham)

Last Updated: 4/5/2017 4:56:19 PM

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