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PTC Weekly Activities

Updated on September 21, 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. Weekend shuttles run from Wachusett to Littleton through Winter 2022. Possible overnight test train activity.
Commuter Rail LineFramingham/WorcesterOngoing PTC ActivitiesNone.
Commuter Rail LineFranklinOngoing PTC ActivitiesDay operations (including Foxboro branch).
Commuter Rail LineGreenbushOngoing PTC ActivitiesNone.
Commuter Rail LineHaverhillOngoing PTC ActivitiesNone.
Commuter Rail LineKingston/PlymouthOngoing PTC ActivitiesNone.
Commuter Rail LineLowellOngoing PTC Activities

Night 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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