Ashmont Station is closed due to smoke from an adjacent fire. Shuttle bus service is provided Fields Corner to Ashmont and on the Mattapan Line Ashmont to Cedar Grove    

Ashmont Station is closed due to smoke from an adjacent fire. Shuttle bus service is provided Fields Corner to Ashmont and on the Mattapan Line Ashmont to Cedar Grove    
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Newburyport/Rockport LineAlerts

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Newburyport/Rockport Line: Current

Newburyport Train 171 (5:40 pm from North Station) is operating 5-15 minutes behind schedule between Swampscott Station & Newburyport.

Affected direction: Outbound

Last Updated: 6/28/2017 6:20:52 PM

Rockport Train 119 (5:30 pm from N. Station) is expected to operate 10-20 minutes late between Salem Station & Rockport due to an earlier issue with the Beverly drawbridge.

Affected direction: Outbound

Last Updated: 6/28/2017 6:09:10 PM

Newburyport Train 169 (5:15 pm from N. Station) is now operating 10-20 minutes late between Beverly & Newburyport due to an earlier issue with the Beverly drawbridge.

Affected direction: Outbound

Last Updated: 6/28/2017 6:06:19 PM

Rockport Train 120 (5:08 pm inbound) is now operating 10-20 minutes late between Beverly and N. Station due to an issue with the Beverly drawbridge.

Affected direction: Inbound

Last Updated: 6/28/2017 6:06:00 PM

Newburyport/Rockport Line: Upcoming

Starting July 8: Newburyport/Rockport weekend bus schedule information is now available online for passengers affected by weekend Positive Train Control installation from July 8 - September 30.

The MBTA will install federally mandated Positive Train Control (PTC) systems along the Newburyport/Rockport Line to improve safety by reducing train collisions and derailments. This work will require weekend shutdowns on the entire line from July 8 through September 30, with buses servicing the following stations:

Newburyport Line Newburyport, Ipswich, Beverly Depot, Salem, and North Station

Rockport Line Rockport, Gloucester, Manchester-by-the-Sea, Beverly Depot, Salem, and North Station

During this time, the special weekend fare will be $10 roundtrip, and Zone 3 or higher monthly passes will be accepted. Additionally, parking will be free at Newburyport, Ipswich, Rockport, Gloucester, and Manchester-by-the-Sea.

Detailed information, as well as the weekend diversion schedule with bus times, can be viewed by clicking on the banner on mbta.com.

Affected stops:
Beverly
Ipswich
Manchester
Newburyport
Gloucester
Rockport

Last Updated: 6/5/2017 4:20:40 PM

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Starting July 17: Updated Newburyport/Rockport alternate transportation information is now available online for passengers affected by the replacement of the Beverly Drawbridge from July 17 - August 13.

Construction on the Beverly Drawbridge is scheduled from July 17 to August 13. During this time, there will be no train service north of Salem Station, but the MBTA has posted alternate transportation options as well as a schedule for a free weekday shuttle bus to Salem Station from Newburyport, Ipswich, Rockport, Gloucester, Manchester-by-the-Sea, or Beverly Depot.

During the entire months of July and August, Zone 3 monthly passes will be accepted on the entire Newburyport/Rockport Line. Additionally, parking will be free at Newburyport, Ipswich, Rockport, Gloucester, and Manchester-by-the-Sea stations.

Detailed information, as well as the weekday diversion schedule with bus times, can be viewed by clicking on the Newburyport/Rockport Line homepage banner on mbta.com.

Affected stops:
Beverly
Ipswich
Manchester
Newburyport
Gloucester
Rockport

Last Updated: 6/5/2017 4:17:22 PM

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Newburyport/Rockport Line: Ongoing

Beginning on Monday, May 1, 2017, access to the east entrance of North Station will be through a covered walkway. Legends way will be closed to pedestrian access.

Customers are advised that on Monday, May 1, 2017, the pedestrian route for customers transferring from the Green and Orange Line exits at Causeway and Beverly St into North Station Commuter Rail will be moved slightly to accommodate ongoing construction work. After crossing Causeway St, pedestrians will use a protected walkway along the east side of Legends Way, directly abutting Portal Park. The walkway will include a barrier and kick-plate for blind and low vision passengers.

Last Updated: 4/25/2017 9:30:28 PM

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