A bus shuttle provides service between Reading and Anderson/Woburn for connection with Lowell Line and Haverhill Line trains.
There is no train or bus service at North Wilmington Station during the diversion. Passengers may consider boarding Lowell Line trains at Wilmington (1.9 mi away).
At Oak Grove and Malden Center, passengers can make a connection with the Orange Line.
The current diversion schedule will be in effect through October 1st. On October 2nd, a new diversion will be in effect through November 5th due to the Fall/Winter Commuter Rail service update.
Buses are accessible but bikes will not be allowed on board
Please also consider MBTA Bus #137 for service between Reading and Oak Grove/Malden Center or MBTA Bus #131 for service between Melrose Highlands and Oak Grove/Malden Center.
This diversion will allow for ATC implementation work as part of the Commuter Rail Safety and Resiliency Program.
Bus Pickup/Drop Off Locations:
At the MBTA Bus #137 bus stop on Lincoln Street
The bus will stop at the MBTA Bus #137 regular stop on North Ave (on the station side for inbound service, across the street for outbound service).
The bus will stop at the MBTA Bus #137 regular stop on Main Street (on the station side for inbound service, across the street for outbound service).
• Melrose Highlands:
The bus will stop on Franklin Street in front of Marvin Road for inbound service (opposite of station side) and between Belmont Street and Greenwood Street for outbound service (station side)
• Melrose/Cedar Park:
The bus will stop on Essex Street, on each side of Tremont Street. North of Tremont Street but on the station side for inbound service. On the south of Tremont Street but on the opposite side of the station (facing the parking lot) for outbound service.
• Wyoming Hill:
The bus will stop at the MBTA Bus #137 regular stop at the crossing of Main Street and West Wyoming Avenue (on the station side for inbound service, across the street for outbound service).
• Oak Grove:
On Oak Grove East Busway for pick up and drop off
On the busway near the station main entrance
Updated: 9/21/2023 5:41 PM