PTC Weekly Activities
Updated on June 29, 2020
All Positive Train Control activities along the Commuter Rail lines listed below are within the MBTA right-of-way. This schedule is a projection for planned PTC activities in the weeks ahead and is subject to change.
|Commuter Rail Line||Ongoing PTC Activities|
|Commuter Rail Line||Fairmount||Ongoing PTC Activities||Overnight test trains Sunday and Wednesday.|
|Commuter Rail Line||Fitchburg||Ongoing PTC Activities||Day operations. Overnight test trains Monday and Thursday.|
|Commuter Rail Line||Framingham/Worcester||Ongoing PTC Activities|
Day and night operations. Weekday and weekend shuttles run from Boston to Framingham. Weekend shuttles run through July 2020.
|Commuter Rail Line||Franklin||Ongoing PTC Activities||Day operations. Overnight test trains Wednesday and Thursday.|
|Commuter Rail Line||Greenbush||Ongoing PTC Activities||Overnight test train Tuesday.|
|Commuter Rail Line||Haverhill||Ongoing PTC Activities||Night operations. Overnight test trains Wednesday.|
|Commuter Rail Line||Kingston/Plymouth||Ongoing PTC Activities||Overnight test trains Tuesday.|
|Commuter Rail Line||Lowell||Ongoing PTC Activities||Day operations.|
|Commuter Rail Line||Middleborough/Lakeville||Ongoing PTC Activities||Overnight test trains Monday.|
|Commuter Rail Line||Needham||Ongoing PTC Activities||Day operations. Overnight test trains Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday.|
|Commuter Rail Line||Newburyport/Rockport||Ongoing PTC Activities||Day and night operations. Overnight test trains Sunday on Rockport Line and Tuesday on Newburyport Line.|
|Commuter Rail Line||Providence/Stoughton||Ongoing PTC Activities||Overnight test trains Sunday on Stoughton branch.|
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