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Fitchburg/South Acton Line - Fitchburg : Sunday Effective 12/14/15

Train Number  2401AM2403AM2451PM2407PM2453PM2411PM2413PM2415PM
North Station08:3511:1512:4503:0004:1506:0008:0011:30
Porter Square08:4511:2512:5503:1004:2506:1008:1011:40
Brandeis/ Roberts09:03F11:43F01:13F03:28F04:43F06:28F08:28F11:58F
Kendal Green09:06F11:46F01:16F03:31F04:46F06:31F08:31F12:01F
West Concord09:24F12:04F01:34F03:49F05:04F06:49F08:49F12:19F
South Acton09:3012:1001:4003:5505:1006:5508:5512:25
Littleton / Rte 49509:3812:1801:4804:0305:1807:0309:0312:33F
Ayer09:4612:26 04:11 07:1109:1112:41
Shirley09:51F12:31F 04:16F 07:16F09:16F12:46F
North Leominster09:5812:38 04:23 07:2309:2312:53
Fitchburg10:0812:48 04:35 07:3309:3301:03


Fitchburg Line


F Indicates that the train stops to discharge passengers on notice to the Conductor and to pick up passengers on platform visible to Engineer.

Shaded area indicates peak hour trains.

Times shown in this schedule are train departure times; customers are asked to arrive at the station platform in time for a prompt departure.

South Acton: Trains 447, 451, 453, 455, 457, 1451, 1453, 2451, 2453 may leave South Acton ahead of schedule.

North Leominster: All outbound trains may leave North Leominster ahead of schedule.

Severe Weather:

  • When nofified, trains will operate on Severe Weather schedule.
  • Please expect a 15 to 25 minute additional trip time on operating trains.
  • Express trains may make additional stops when directed.
Extreme weather:
  • In case of “Extreme” weather events, specific schedules may be adopted.
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Holiday Schedule Information

  • Saturday Service on President's Day, and 4th of July
    • 4th of July: train #1415 may be held for 45 minutes after the conclusion fireworks
  • Sunday Service on New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day
  • All other holidays regular service is provided.
  • Consult the Transit Updates page or Call Customer Service at (617) 222-3200 for any extra service that may be provided.
  • Bikes are allowed except the following during:
    • Weekday peak hours trains (shaded columns)
    • New Years Eve and 4th of July between 10 AM and 6 PM Inbound and after 4 PM Outbound.
  • Folding bicycles, when folded, are allowed on all trains at all times.