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Fitchburg Line
Service Alerts For Fitchburg Line Close
  • Delay
    Fitchburg Line Train 410 (8:00 am from Wachusett) has departed Wachusett and is operating 10-15 minutes late en route to North Station due to the late arrival of the outbound train caused by freight train traffic.
    Affected direction:
    Inbound
    Last Updated: Today at 08:17A
  • Delay
    Fitchburg Train 492 (7:55a inbound) has departed Littleton and is operating 10-20 minutes late en route to North Station due to the late arrival of the outbound train.
    Affected direction:
    Inbound
    Last Updated: Today at 08:13A
  • Shuttle
    On weekdays, 10/15-11/30, bus shuttles will replace mid-day Fitchburg Line train service between Littleton and Wachusett stations due to rail tie replacement.
    Please allow additional travel time as buses will depart earlier than scheduled train departure times. Amended schedules are available on the Fitchburg Line schedule page as well as on station posters.
    During this time, crews will replace approximately 30,000 rail ties.

    Affected trips:
    403 (7:43 am from North Station)
    405 (8:45 am from North Station)
    412 (9:37 am from Wachusett)
    407 (10:00 am from North Station)
    414 (10:50 am from Wachusett)
    409 (11:15 am from North Station)
    416 (12:05 pm from Wachusett)
    411 (12:45 pm from North Station)
    418 (1:30 pm from Wachusett)
    413 (1:55 pm from North Station)
    420 (2:50 pm from Wachusett)
    422 (4:05 pm from Wachusett)
    Last Updated: 10/19/2018 02:10P
  • Schedule Change (Upcoming)
    Fall/Winter Commuter Rail schedules go into effect on Monday, October 29. Schedules are now available for download on the MBTA website and will be available at North, South and Back Bay stations the week prior.
    Storm Schedules, which will be utilized in the event of severe weather conditions, will be released online in the coming weeks.
    Last Updated: 10/21/2018 08:56P
  • Station Issue (Ongoing)
    Access to the east entrance of North Station is available through a covered walkway. Legends Way is closed to pedestrian access.
    Customers are advised that 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.
    As an alternative, customers may consider utilizing the west exit from North Station Commuter Rail due to congestion.
    Last Updated: 9/25/2018 10:22P
Delay: Fitchburg Line Train 410 (8:00 am from Wachuse… Delay: Fitchburg Line Train 410 (8:00 am from Wachusett) has departed Wachusett and is operatin… Delay: Fitchburg Line Train 410 (8:00 am from Wachusett) has departed Wachusett and is operating 10-15 minutes late en route to North Station due to the la… Delay: Fitchburg Line Train 410 (8:00 am from Wachusett) has departed Wachusett and is operating 10-15 minutes late en route to North Station due to the late arrival of the outbound train caused by freight train tra… Delay: Fitchburg Line Train 410 (8:00 am from Wachusett) has departed Wachusett and is operating 10-15 minutes late en route to North Station due to the late arrival of the outbound train caused by freight train traffic. +4 more View
Framingham/Worcester Line
Service Alerts For Framingham/Worcester Line Close
  • Track Change (Upcoming)
    Please board all peak outbound Worcester Line trains on the inbound platforms at Wellesley Farms through Framingham stations weekdays from 3:30 pm until 7:45 pm.
    Please follow these boarding instructions Monday - Friday unless noted otherwise or if operating on a holiday schedule.

    Affected direction:
    Outbound

    Affected stops:
    Wellesley Farms
    Wellesley Hills
    Wellesley Square
    Natick Center
    West Natick
    Framingham

    Affected trips:
    517 (3:30 pm from South Station)
    519 (4:20 pm from South Station)
    591 (4:30 pm from South Station)
    521 (5:00 pm from South Station)
    593 (5:10 pm from South Station)
    523 (5:40 pm from South Station)
    595 (5:50 pm from South Station)
    525 (6:15 pm from South Station)
    527 (6:45 pm from South Station)
    Last Updated: 10/10/2018 01:17P
  • Track Change (Upcoming)
    Please board Worcester Train 515 (2:00 pm from South Station) on the inbound platform (Track 5) at Yawkey Station.
    Affected direction:
    Outbound

    Affected stops:
    Yawkey
    Last Updated: 9/26/2018 02:40P
  • Track Change (Upcoming)
    Please board inbound Worcester Line trains on the outbound platforms at Framingham through Wellesley Farms stations on weekdays from 3:30 pm until 7:45 pm.
    Please follow these boarding instructions Monday - Friday unless noted otherwise or if operating on a holiday schedule.
    Please note that Train 596 (7:47 pm inbound from Yawkey) boards on the inbound platform at Yawkey Station.

    Affected direction:
    Inbound

    Affected stops:
    Framingham
    West Natick
    Natick Center
    Wellesley Square
    Wellesley Hills
    Wellesley Farms

    Affected trips:
    520 (3:50 pm from Worcester)
    522 (5:20 pm from Worcester)
    524 (6:05 pm from Worcester)
    592 (5:40 pm from Framingham)
    594 (6:20 pm from Framingham)
    596 (7:05 pm from Framingham)
    Last Updated: 9/26/2018 02:41P
  • Track Change (Upcoming)
    Please board all peak inbound Worcester Line trains on the outbound platform at Yawkey weekdays from 3:30 pm until 7:30 pm.
    Please follow these boarding instructions Monday - Friday unless otherwise noted or if operating on a holiday schedule.

    Affected direction:
    Inbound

    Affected stops:
    Yawkey

    Affected trips:
    520 (3:50 pm from Worcester)
    522 (5:20 pm from Worcester)
    592 (5:40 pm from Framingham)
    524 (6:05 pm from Worcester)
    594 (6:20 pm from Framingham)
    Last Updated: 9/26/2018 02:49P
  • Track Change (Ongoing)
    Please board Worcester Line Train 590 (8:34 am from Ashland) on the outbound platform at Ashland Station.
    Affected direction:
    Inbound

    Affected stops:
    Ashland
    Last Updated: 9/26/2018 02:48P
  • Schedule Change (Upcoming)
    Fall/Winter Commuter Rail schedules go into effect on Monday, October 29. Schedules are now available for download on the MBTA website and will be available at North, South and Back Bay stations the week prior.
    Storm Schedules, which will be utilized in the event of severe weather conditions, will be released online in the coming weeks.
    Last Updated: 10/21/2018 08:56P
Track Change: Please board all peak outbound Worceste… Track Change: Please board all peak outbound Worcester Line trains on the inbound platforms at… Track Change: Please board all peak outbound Worcester Line trains on the inbound platforms at Wellesley Farms through Framingham stations weekdays from 3:… Track Change: Please board all peak outbound Worcester Line trains on the inbound platforms at Wellesley Farms through Framingham stations weekdays from 3:30 pm until 7:45 pm. Track Change: Please board all peak outbound Worcester Line trains on the inbound platforms at Wellesley Farms through Framingham stations weekdays from 3:30 pm until 7:45 pm. +5 more View
Haverhill Line
Service Alerts For Haverhill Line Close
  • Schedule Change (Upcoming)
    Fall/Winter Commuter Rail schedules go into effect on Monday, October 29. Schedules are now available for download on the MBTA website and will be available at North, South and Back Bay stations the week prior.
    Storm Schedules, which will be utilized in the event of severe weather conditions, will be released online in the coming weeks.
    Last Updated: 10/21/2018 08:56P
  • Station Issue (Ongoing)
    Access to the east entrance of North Station is available through a covered walkway. Legends Way is closed to pedestrian access.
    Customers are advised that 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.
    As an alternative, customers may consider utilizing the west exit from North Station Commuter Rail due to congestion.
    Last Updated: 9/25/2018 10:22P
Schedule Change: Fall/Winter Commuter Rail schedules… Schedule Change: Fall/Winter Commuter Rail schedules go into effect on Monday, October 29. Sche… Schedule Change: Fall/Winter Commuter Rail schedules go into effect on Monday, October 29. Schedules are now available for download on the MBTA website and… Schedule Change: Fall/Winter Commuter Rail schedules go into effect on Monday, October 29. Schedules are now available for download on the MBTA website and will be available at North, South and Back Bay stations the… Schedule Change: Fall/Winter Commuter Rail schedules go into effect on Monday, October 29. Schedules are now available for download on the MBTA website and will be available at North, South and Back Bay stations the week prior. +1 more View
Kingston/Plymouth Line
Service Alerts For Kingston/Plymouth Line Close
  • Schedule Change (Upcoming)
    Fall/Winter Commuter Rail schedules go into effect on Monday, October 29. Schedules are now available for download on the MBTA website and will be available at North, South and Back Bay stations the week prior.
    Storm Schedules, which will be utilized in the event of severe weather conditions, will be released online in the coming weeks.
    Last Updated: 10/21/2018 08:56P
  • Station Issue (Ongoing)
    The pedestrian bridge at the Braintree Parking Garage will be closed through Summer 2020 due to construction.
    For access to Braintree Station during this closure, travel down to the first floor and use the pedestrian crosswalk to enter the station at the street level.
    This closure is due to the South Shore Parking Garages Improvements and Renovations Project. The pedestrian bridge will be replaced by a new garage lobby featuring elevators and stairwells.

    Affected routes:
    Red Line
    210
    230
    236
    Middleborough/Lakeville Line
    Kingston/Plymouth Line
    Last Updated: 9/25/2018 10:23P
Schedule Change: Fall/Winter Commuter Rail schedules… Schedule Change: Fall/Winter Commuter Rail schedules go into effect on Monday, October 29. Sche… Schedule Change: Fall/Winter Commuter Rail schedules go into effect on Monday, October 29. Schedules are now available for download on the MBTA website and… Schedule Change: Fall/Winter Commuter Rail schedules go into effect on Monday, October 29. Schedules are now available for download on the MBTA website and will be available at North, South and Back Bay stations the… Schedule Change: Fall/Winter Commuter Rail schedules go into effect on Monday, October 29. Schedules are now available for download on the MBTA website and will be available at North, South and Back Bay stations the week prior. +1 more View
Lowell Line
Service Alerts For Lowell Line Close
  • Shuttle (Upcoming)
    On weekends, July 7 - December 2018, Lowell Line service in both directions will be replaced with a free bus shuttle connecting passengers to Wellington Station on the Orange Line due to Positive Train Control (PTC) testing.
    Inbound passengers will board a free bus shuttle that will make all stops on the Lowell Line except North Station. The bus will run to Wellington Station on the Orange Line for continued service into Boston. There will be no direct connection to North Station.
    Passengers will need to pay the subway fare at Wellington Station.
    Bus shuttles will depart Wellington at the time the train is regularly scheduled to depart North Station. Outbound passengers will need to allow additional travel time to Wellington Station to connect with the free bus shuttles.
    Last Updated: 9/26/2018 02:47P
  • Schedule Change (Upcoming)
    Fall/Winter Commuter Rail schedules go into effect on Monday, October 29. Schedules are now available for download on the MBTA website and will be available at North, South and Back Bay stations the week prior.
    Storm Schedules, which will be utilized in the event of severe weather conditions, will be released online in the coming weeks.
    Last Updated: 10/21/2018 08:56P
  • Station Issue (Ongoing)
    Access to the east entrance of North Station is available through a covered walkway. Legends Way is closed to pedestrian access.
    Customers are advised that 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.
    As an alternative, customers may consider utilizing the west exit from North Station Commuter Rail due to congestion.
    Last Updated: 9/25/2018 10:22P
Shuttle: On weekends, July 7 - December 2018, Lowell… Shuttle: On weekends, July 7 - December 2018, Lowell Line service in both directions will be r… Shuttle: On weekends, July 7 - December 2018, Lowell Line service in both directions will be replaced with a free bus shuttle connecting passengers to Wel… Shuttle: On weekends, July 7 - December 2018, Lowell Line service in both directions will be replaced with a free bus shuttle connecting passengers to Wellington Station on the Orange Line due to Positive Train Con… Shuttle: On weekends, July 7 - December 2018, Lowell Line service in both directions will be replaced with a free bus shuttle connecting passengers to Wellington Station on the Orange Line due to Positive Train Control (PTC) testing. +2 more View
Middleborough/Lakeville Line
Service Alerts For Middleborough/Lakeville Line Close
  • Schedule Change (Upcoming)
    Fall/Winter Commuter Rail schedules go into effect on Monday, October 29. Schedules are now available for download on the MBTA website and will be available at North, South and Back Bay stations the week prior.
    Storm Schedules, which will be utilized in the event of severe weather conditions, will be released online in the coming weeks.
    Last Updated: 10/21/2018 08:56P
  • Station Issue (Ongoing)
    The pedestrian bridge at the Braintree Parking Garage will be closed through Summer 2020 due to construction.
    For access to Braintree Station during this closure, travel down to the first floor and use the pedestrian crosswalk to enter the station at the street level.
    This closure is due to the South Shore Parking Garages Improvements and Renovations Project. The pedestrian bridge will be replaced by a new garage lobby featuring elevators and stairwells.

    Affected routes:
    Red Line
    210
    230
    236
    Middleborough/Lakeville Line
    Kingston/Plymouth Line
    Last Updated: 9/25/2018 10:23P
Schedule Change: Fall/Winter Commuter Rail schedules… Schedule Change: Fall/Winter Commuter Rail schedules go into effect on Monday, October 29. Sche… Schedule Change: Fall/Winter Commuter Rail schedules go into effect on Monday, October 29. Schedules are now available for download on the MBTA website and… Schedule Change: Fall/Winter Commuter Rail schedules go into effect on Monday, October 29. Schedules are now available for download on the MBTA website and will be available at North, South and Back Bay stations the… Schedule Change: Fall/Winter Commuter Rail schedules go into effect on Monday, October 29. Schedules are now available for download on the MBTA website and will be available at North, South and Back Bay stations the week prior. +1 more View
Needham Line
Service Alerts For Needham Line Close
  • Delay
    Needham Line Train 608 (8:45 am from Needham Heights) is expected to depart Needham Heights behind schedule due to the late arrival of the outbound train caused by a switch issue. Updates to follow.
    Affected direction:
    Inbound
    Last Updated: Today at 08:35A
  • Delay
    Needham Line Train 603 (7:52 am from South Station) is stopped near West Roxbury and is 10-20 minutes behind schedule due to a switch issue. Updates to follow.
    Affected direction:
    Outbound
    Last Updated: Today at 08:33A
  • Delay
    Needham Train 606 (8:02 am from Needham Heights) is operating 5-15 minutes late between Bellevue & South Station due to a switch issue.
    Affected direction:
    Inbound
    Last Updated: Today at 08:35A
  • Schedule Change (Upcoming)
    Fall/Winter Commuter Rail schedules go into effect on Monday, October 29. Schedules are now available for download on the MBTA website and will be available at North, South and Back Bay stations the week prior.
    Storm Schedules, which will be utilized in the event of severe weather conditions, will be released online in the coming weeks.
    Last Updated: 10/21/2018 08:56P
Delay: Needham Line Train 608 (8:45 am from Needham H… Delay: Needham Line Train 608 (8:45 am from Needham Heights) is expected to depart Needham Heig… Delay: Needham Line Train 608 (8:45 am from Needham Heights) is expected to depart Needham Heights behind schedule due to the late arrival of the outbound… Delay: Needham Line Train 608 (8:45 am from Needham Heights) is expected to depart Needham Heights behind schedule due to the late arrival of the outbound train caused by a switch issue. Updates to follow. Delay: Needham Line Train 608 (8:45 am from Needham Heights) is expected to depart Needham Heights behind schedule due to the late arrival of the outbound train caused by a switch issue. Updates to follow. +3 more View
Newburyport/Rockport Line
Service Alerts For Newburyport/Rockport Line Close
  • Schedule Change (Upcoming)
    Fall/Winter Commuter Rail schedules go into effect on Monday, October 29. Schedules are now available for download on the MBTA website and will be available at North, South and Back Bay stations the week prior.
    Storm Schedules, which will be utilized in the event of severe weather conditions, will be released online in the coming weeks.
    Last Updated: 10/21/2018 08:56P
  • Station Issue (Ongoing)
    Access to the east entrance of North Station is available through a covered walkway. Legends Way is closed to pedestrian access.
    Customers are advised that 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.
    As an alternative, customers may consider utilizing the west exit from North Station Commuter Rail due to congestion.
    Last Updated: 9/25/2018 10:22P
Schedule Change: Fall/Winter Commuter Rail schedules… Schedule Change: Fall/Winter Commuter Rail schedules go into effect on Monday, October 29. Sche… Schedule Change: Fall/Winter Commuter Rail schedules go into effect on Monday, October 29. Schedules are now available for download on the MBTA website and… Schedule Change: Fall/Winter Commuter Rail schedules go into effect on Monday, October 29. Schedules are now available for download on the MBTA website and will be available at North, South and Back Bay stations the… Schedule Change: Fall/Winter Commuter Rail schedules go into effect on Monday, October 29. Schedules are now available for download on the MBTA website and will be available at North, South and Back Bay stations the week prior. +1 more View

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