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Green Line B Branch Station Consolidation

Rendering of the proposed Boston University stop

We’re consolidating four B Branch stops into two fully accessible, brand-new stations—Babcock St Station and Amory St Station.

  • Contract awarded: Spring 2020
  • Projected completion: Early 2022
  • Budget: $29,328,818
  • Status: Early construction phase

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Building a Better T

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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As part of the Green Line Transformation (GLT), this project meets the following goals:

  • Addressing demand: Faster trips down Commonwealth Ave
  • Accessibility: Raised platforms compatible with low-floor vehicles
  • Customer experience: All-new benches, shelters, and safety features at each station

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Project Features

  • The consolidation of St. Paul St and BU West stations into Amory St Station
  • The consolidation of Babcock St and Pleasant St stations into Babcock St Station
  • Longer, 225-foot platforms for 3-car train sets
  • Accessible boarding at both stations
  • Two accessible exits at both stations
  • Security and reliability upgrades to trains and stations

Benefits

  • Faster, more reliable transportation along Commonwealth Avenue
  • Two new accessible stations on the Green Line
  • Improved traffic and pedestrian safety in the Boston University neighborhood

What You Can Expect During This Work

To do this work, we need to shut down service between Babcock St and Kenmore on most weeknights and weekends.

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Contact Information

For all questions and comments related to the Green Line B Branch Station Consolidation, please contact GLT@mbta.com.

To report a noise complaint or issue, call the 24/7 noise hotline at 508-646-4691.

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Diversions

Building a Better T

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.

Learn more

Related Projects

Side view of new Green Line car at Riverside (July 2018)

This project is one of many we're working on to ensure twice as many passengers have access to a safer, more comfortable, and more reliable Green Line by 2030.

Learn more about the Green Line Transformation