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Needham Line - South Station : Service Recovery Effective 03/02/15

Train Number 600AM604AM608AM612AM616PM618PM620PM622PM626PM628PM630PM632PM
Needham Heights06:0507:3008:3210:5502:5003:5505:0205:3707:2008:0209:0210:10
Needham Center06:0907:3408:3610:5902:5403:5905:0605:4107:2408:0609:0610:14
Needham Junction06:1407:3908:4111:0302:5704:0205:0905:4407:2708:0909:0910:17
West Roxbury06:2307:4908:5111:1103:0604:1105:2305:5807:4108:1809:1710:25
Highland06:2607:5208:5411:1303:0804:1305:25 07:43 09:1910:27
Bellevue06:3107:5408:5611:1503:1004:1505:27 07:45 09:2110:29
Roslindale Village06:3407:5809:0011:1803:1304:1805:29 07:47 09:2310:32
Forest Hills06:3708:0109:0311:2103:1604:2305:3306:0407:5108:2409:2710:35
Ruggles06:4108:0609:0811:26    07:5608:2909:3110:39
Back Bay06:4508:1009:1211:3003:2404:3005:4006:1208:0008:3309:3510:43
South Station06:5008:1509:1711:3503:2904:3505:4506:1708:0508:3809:4010:48


Needham 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.

Service ChangeService Change

Weekday Service recovery will take place in 4 stages, with updates to various lines on 3/2, 3/9, 3/23 and the resumption of full service on 3/30. Weekend schedules remain in full service with no changes.

Providence : Additional service from 03/02
Needham: Additional service from 03/02
Worcester : Additional service from 03/02
Franklin : Modified service as of 2/16
Fitchburg: Modified service as of 2/16
Fairmount: Modified service as of 2/16
Haverhill: Modified service as of 2/16

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Holiday Schedule Information

  • Saturday Service on Presidents' Day, and 4th of July
    • 4th of July: train #1617 may be held for 45 minutes after the conclusion of the fireworks
  • No Service on New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, and 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.