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PTC Weekly Activities

Updated on April 12, 2021

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 LineOngoing PTC Activities
Commuter Rail LineFairmountOngoing PTC ActivitiesNone
Commuter Rail LineFitchburgOngoing PTC ActivitiesDay and night operations. Overnight test train activity.
Commuter Rail LineFramingham/WorcesterOngoing PTC ActivitiesDay operations
Commuter Rail LineFranklinOngoing PTC ActivitiesNight operations
Commuter Rail LineGreenbushOngoing PTC ActivitiesNone
Commuter Rail LineHaverhillOngoing PTC ActivitiesDay  operations
Commuter Rail LineKingston/PlymouthOngoing PTC ActivitiesNone
Commuter Rail LineLowellOngoing PTC Activities

Day operations

Commuter Rail LineMiddleborough/LakevilleOngoing PTC ActivitiesNone
Commuter Rail LineNeedhamOngoing PTC ActivitiesNone
Commuter Rail LineNewburyport/RockportOngoing PTC ActivitiesDay  operations
Commuter Rail LineProvidence/StoughtonOngoing PTC ActivitiesNone

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As part of our $8 billion, 5-year capital investment plan, we're renovating stations, modernizing fare collection systems, upgrading services for our buses, subways, and ferries, and improving the accessibility of the entire system.

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