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Commuter Rail Adding Service at Forest Hills in Anticipation of Increased Ridership after Labor Day

Posted on September 1, 2022

Commuters seeking an alternative to the Orange Line will have more options Monday through Friday peak and on the weekends at Forest Hills.

With an increase in Commuter Rail ridership anticipated after Labor Day, the MBTA and Keolis will provide additional service at Forest Hills station beginning on Saturday, September 3, 2022, running through the end of the Orange Line service disruption on Sunday, September 18, 2022. Details on the additional Providence Line trains and Franklin Line trains that will make stops at Forest Hills are available below. An updated schedule will be available online at on Friday, September 2, 2022.

“The Commuter Rail continues to be the best option for Orange Line riders during the shutdown, and we’re grateful to be able to offer additional rail service at Forest Hills for our riders after Labor Day,” said MBTA General Manager Steve Poftak. “These kinds of service adjustments during the Orange Line shutdown are a great example of how we’re constantly analyzing ridership levels, collaborating with our partners, and making changes as needed. Thank you to our Commuter Rail partners at Keolis, and thank you to our Orange Line riders for their continued patience as we accomplish this important work over the coming weeks.”

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