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FIRST NIGHT SERVICE SCHEDULE

Posted on December 27, 2011

The MBTA has announced its service schedule for New Year's Eve, New Year's Day, and the observed New Year's Holiday on Monday, January 2, 2011.

Saturday, December 31, 2011 – New Year’s Eve

FREE SERVICE AFTER 8 PM
COMPLETE SCHEDULE AVAILABLE BELOW 

The MBTA is providing extra transit services throughout the First Night festivities and will be offering FREE service after 8:00 p.m. Extra MBTA Police will patrol the system to assist with crowd control and safety.

• Blue, Orange, Green, and Red Line trains will operate on a Saturday schedule. Additional trains will operate and provide rush-hour levels of service throughout the evening from 3:00 p.m. until approximately 2:00 a.m.
• Buses, Silver Line, and trackless trolleys will operate on a Saturday schedule.
• Commuter Rail Service on New Year’s Eve will operate on a Saturday schedule with extended extra service provided.

THESE ARE THE LAST COMMUTER RAIL TRAINS TO OPERATE. THERE WILL NOT BE ANY ALTERNATIVE SERVICES AVAILABLE. CUSTOMERS MUST ARRIVE PRIOR TO DEPARTURE TIME.

OUTBOUND FROM NORTH STATION  

Fitchburg Line:    

1:00 a.m. and 2:00 a.m. Departure to Fitchburg    

Haverhill Line:    

1:00 a.m. and 2:00 a.m. Departure to Haverhill

Lowell Line:        

1:00 a.m. and 2:00 a.m. Departure to Lowell

Rockport Line:    

1:00 a.m. and 2:00 a.m. Departure to Rockport*

Newburyport:    

12:45 a.m. Departure to Newburyport

 

*There will be a Newburyport connection at Beverly for the 2:00 a.m. Rockport train.

 

OUTBOUND FROM SOUTH STATION

Providence Line:            

12:45 a.m. and 1:45 a.m. Departure to Providence

Franklin Line:                

12:45 a.m. and 1:45 a.m. Departure to Forge Park

Greenbush Line:              

1:00 a.m. Departure to Greenbush

Middleboro/Lakeville    
Line:

1:10 a.m. Departute to Middleboro

Needham Line:              

1:00 a.m. Departure to Needham Heights

Kingston Line:                

1:05 a.m. Departure to Kingston

Worcester/Framingham
Line:

1:00 a.m. to Worcester

 

Commuter Boat and Ferry
• Inner Harbor Ferry will operate a normal Weekend schedule.
• Rowes Wharf/ Hingham Shipyard and Logan Airport (Hull) will not operate.
• Quincy Fore River Shipyard to Long Wharf will operate on normal Saturday schedule.

THE RIDE will operate extended hours until 2:30 a.m.

Parking
As a way to manage traffic volume, customers are urged to pay upon entering the parking garages.

Sunday, January 1, 2012 – New Year’s Day

• Blue, Orange, Green, and Red Line trains will operate on a Sunday schedule.
• Buses, Silver Line, and trackless trolleys will operate on a Sunday schedule.
• Commuter rail trains will operate on a Sunday schedule.
• Inner Harbor Ferry and Commuter Boat services will not operate.
• THE RIDE will operate on a Sunday schedule.

Monday, January 2, 2012 – New Year’s Day Observed

• Blue, Orange, Green, and Red Line trains will operate on a Sunday schedule.
• Buses, Silver Line, and trackless trolleys will operate on a Sunday schedule.
• Commuter rail trains will operate on a Saturday schedule.
• Rowes Wharf/ Hingham Shipyard and Logan Airport (Hull) will not operate.
• Quincy Fore River Shipyard to Long Wharf will operate on a Sunday schedule.
• Inner Harbor Ferry will operate on Weekend schedule.
• THE RIDE Service will not offer subscription service. Customers should contact their contractors for service information.

For additional information on MBTA services, routes, schedules, and fares, please call the MBTA Customer Communications Department at (617) 222-3200 or 1-800-392-6100 (hearing impaired TDD 617-222-5146).

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