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How the Wollaston Station Closure Affects Your Trip

Updated on May 15, 2019

Wollaston Station is closed for renovation for 20 months between January 8, 2018 and summer 2019. Bus shuttles are replacing some train service.

Learn more about the improvements at Wollaston Station

What are the bus shuttle schedules?

DaysMon – Fri, May 13 – 17ShuttlesAll day: Shuttles serve Wollaston
DaysSat – Sun, May 18 – 19ShuttlesAll day: Shuttles serve Wollaston
All day: Shuttles between Quincy Center and Braintree
DaysMon, May 20 onwardShuttlesAll day: Shuttles serve Wollaston

Where are the shuttles right now?

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Where are the shuttle stops around Wollaston?

There are 4 shuttle stops around Wollaston Station.

The Wollaston Branch Library stop serves both inbound and outbound directions, so for many customers, it's the fastest way to reach the Red Line.

Bus shuttle shelter for Wollaston Station

Shuttle stops inbound to North Quincy:

  • Wollaston Branch Library
  • Wollaston Station

Shuttle stops outbound to Quincy Center:

  • Wollaston Branch Library
  • Hancock St at Woodbine St
  • Newport Ave at Beale St

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How will bus shuttles replace Red Line service?

All shuttles are free and accessible to people with disabilities.

Yankee bus shuttle during Wollaston's renovation

Wollaston Shuttle

Wollaston shuttle route/Red Line diagram

Please note: Red Line trains bypass Wollaston Station but continue to make stops at all stations on the Braintree branch.

Bus shuttles service North Quincy, Wollaston, and Quincy Center stations.

Shuttles run:

  • Every 10 minutes during weekday rush-hour service
  • Every 15 minutes during weekday non-rush-hour service and on weekends

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North Quincy to Braintree Shuttle

Red Line diagram showing a shuttle route from North Quincy to Braintree stations

Bus shuttles replace Red Line train service between North Quincy and Braintree stations some weeknights after 9 PM and some weekends.

Shuttles run every 15 minutes.

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Quincy Center to Braintree Shuttle


Bus shuttles replace Red Line train service between Quincy Center and Braintree stations some weekends.

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Where can I find parking?


423 parking spaces will be available at Wollaston Station during the closure.


Additional bike parking will be available at Quincy Center Station and the West Squantum St entrance of North Quincy Station as space permits.

Are there alternate transportation options?

Commuter Rail

For the cost of a subway fare, you can take the Commuter Rail between Quincy Center Station and South Station. Subway and Zone 1A monthly passes are accepted. Just show your CharlieCard or CharlieTicket to the conductor.

Please note: If you are taking the Commuter Rail from Quincy Center outbound to Greenbush, Quincy Center is Zone 1. This ensures you get the lowest interzone fare.

Local Bus

The 210, 211, and 212 run different routes between Quincy Center and North Quincy stations.

The 217 runs between Quincy Center, North Quincy, and Ashmont stations.


The Winthrop Ferry makes stops in Boston, Quincy, and Winthrop during the summer. 

Learn more about the Winthrop Ferry

What's happening at Wollaston Station?

On January 8, 2018, Wollaston Station on the Red Line closed to undergo improvements to make it a fully accessible, modern, and code-compliant station.

Learn more about the Wollaston Station Improvements project