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Franklin Line: Upcoming

Starting September 1: Beginning Thursday, September 1, the CharlieCard Store will be open Monday-Friday, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm and will have a new transaction policy.

The CharlieCard Store is making two important changes to increase our efficiency and help us deliver better service to our customers. These changes will take effect on Thursday, September 1, 2016.

New Store Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

New Transaction Policy: The CharlieCard Store will no longer process transactions that can be completed at a fare vending machine.

Last Updated: 8/9/2016 11:59:15 AM

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Franklin Line: Ongoing

Due to the Simon Company's Copley Place construction, Back Bay Stations Dartmouth Street underpass will be closed Sunday, March 6, through December 2016.

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 from beginning Sunday, March 6, through December 2016.

Customers are encouraged to use the stations main entrance on the east side of Dartmouth Street during the underpasss closure.

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

Last Updated: 3/24/2016 9:41:51 AM

The arrival times of some Franklin Line trains have been adjusted by 5-10 minutes to reflect the actual performance of these trains under the new schedules.

Train 717 (4:45 pm from South Station) - New arrival time to Forge Park / 495 is 5:54 pm
Train 720 (4:05 pm from Forge Park / 495) - New arrival time to South Station is 5:14 pm
Train 721 (5:45 pm from South Station) - New arrival time to Forge Park / 495 is 6:58 pm
Train 722 (5:04 pm from Forge Park / 495) - New arrival time to South Station is 6:16 pm
Train 745 (5:03 pm from South Station) - New arrival time to Walpole is 5:57 pm

Last Updated: 7/28/2016 12:31:32 PM

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