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Worcester Line - Worcester / Union Station : Saturday Effective 05/23/16

Train Number 1501AM1503AM1505AM1507PM1509PM1511PM1513PM1515PM1517PM
South Station06:4008:4010:4012:4002:2004:2006:2008:2010:40
Back Bay06:4608:4610:4612:4602:2604:2606:2608:2610:46
West Newton07:01F09:01F11:01F01:01F02:41F04:41F06:41F08:41F11:01F
Wellesley Farms07:0909:0911:0901:0902:4904:4906:4908:4911:09
Wellesley Hills07:1209:1211:1201:1202:5204:5206:5208:5211:12
Wellesley Square07:1509:1511:1501:1502:5504:5506:5508:5511:15
West Natick07:2609:2611:2601:2603:0605:0607:0609:0611:26
Worcester / Union Station08:1010:1012:1002:1003:5005:5007:5009:5012:10


Framingham/Worcester 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.

Back Bay: All inbound trains may leave Back Bay ahead of schedule.

Grafton: All outbound trains may leave Grafton ahead of schedule.

West Natick: Trains 509, 525, and 607 may leave West Natick ahead of schedule.

Yawkey: All inbound trains may leave Yawkey ahead of schedule.

Heat Restrictions FAQ

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.
  • Those will be displayed on, in Boston Stations and available via Twitter @mbta_CR.
  • Listen to media reports for Commuter Rail Traffic Information prior to your trip

Service AlertsService Alerts

Framingham/Worcester Line:
7 Current 1 Ongoing

Delay: Worcester Train 523 (5:40 pm outbound) is operating 15-25 minutes behind schedule between W Natick and Worcester due to train traffic.
Delay: Framingham Train 593 (5:15 pm from South Station) is operating 10-15 minutes late between Wellesley Farms and Framingham.
Delay: Worcester Line heat restrictions have been lifted. Residual delays are expected.
Schedule Change: New Commuter Rail schedules became effective Monday, May 23rd. New schedules are available on
Track Change: Please board inbound Worcester Line trains on the outbound platforms at Framingham through Wellesley Farms stations until 7:30 pm.
Track Change: Please board outbound Worcester Line trains on the inbound platforms at Wellesley Farms through Framingham stations until 7:30 pm.
Service Change: Launching HeartToHub May 23, the 1st-ever nonstop service connecting Worcester and Boston in under 60 min, 2x daily weekdays. Visit

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Holiday Schedule Information

  • Saturday Service on President's Day, and 4th of July
    • 4th of July: train # 1517 may be held for 30 minutes after the conclusion of the 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.