Events

The MBTA today has announced its service schedules for the Fourth of July holiday, Saturday, July 4, 2015.

Customers are urged to take public transportation to and from Fourth of July events and advised to check T-Alerts for the most up-to-date service information during the holiday.

As a reminder, bicycles are not allowed on any subway lines for the entire day on the Fourth of July. Bicycles are also prohibited on inbound Commuter Rail trains from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. as well as on outbound trains after 4 p.m.

Beginning at 2 p.m., subway service on all lines will operate at rush-hour levels to accommodate increased holiday ridership. Fares will be free after 9:30 p.m.

Customers should also note that all MBTA parking garages and the Wellington Station lot will be pay-on-entry and cash-only on the Fourth of July in order to ensure all customers exit in a timely manner. Due to heavy parking demand, some MBTA parking garages and lots may fill more quickly than normal. Customers planning to park in an MBTA garage or lot should plan accordingly.

Note: All subway lines, bus routes, Commuter Rail lines, and boats/ferries will operate a regular weekday schedule on the observed Independence Day holiday of Friday, July 3, 2015.

Subway

• The Red Line will operate a Sunday schedule with rush-hour levels of service beginning at 2 p.m. to accommodate holiday ridership and will operate extended late-night hours as Fourth of July is on a Saturday.

• The Orange Line will operate a Sunday schedule with rush-hour levels of service beginning at 2 p.m. to accommodate holiday ridership and will operate extended late-night hours as Fourth of July is on a Saturday.

• The Blue Line will operate a Sunday schedule with rush-hour levels of service beginning at 2 p.m. to accommodate holiday ridership and will operate extended late-night hours as Fourth of July is on a Saturday.

• The Silver Line will operate a Sunday schedule with rush-hour levels of service beginning at 2 p.m. to accommodate holiday ridership and will operate extended late-night hours as Fourth of July is on a Saturday.

• The Green Line B-, C-, D-, and E-Branches will operate a Sunday schedule with rush-hour levels of service beginning at 2 p.m. to accommodate holiday ridership and will operate extended late-night hours as Fourth of July is on a Saturday.

Note: All subway lines will operate a regular weekday schedule on the observed Independence Day of Friday, July 3, 2015.

Commuter Rail

• The Fairmount Line will operate a Saturday schedule.

• The Fitchburg/South Acton Line will operate a regular Saturday schedule with no diversion in service. Customers should please note that normal train service will operate on Saturday, July 4, 2015, as well as on Sunday, July 5, 2015.

• The Framingham/Worcester Line will operate a Saturday schedule.

• The Franklin Line will operate a Saturday schedule.

• The Greenbush Line will operate a Saturday schedule.

• The Haverhill Line will operate a Saturday schedule.

• The Kingston/Plymouth Line will operate a Saturday schedule.

• The Lowell Line will operate a Saturday schedule.

• The Middleborough/Lakeville Line will operate a Saturday schedule.

• The Needham Line will operate a Saturday schedule.

• The Newburyport/Rockport Line will operate a Saturday schedule.

• The Providence/Stoughton Line will operate a Saturday schedule.

During the evening, last train times after the fireworks display on the Esplanade are as follows:

Northside
LineTrain No.Scheduled DepartureDelayed Departure
Rockport111311:30 p.m.11:45 p.m.
Haverhill121111:30 p.m.11:45 p.m.
Lowell131511:30 p.m.11:45 p.m.
Fitchburg141511:30 p.m.11:45 p.m.
Newburyport*PXExtra11:45 p.m.
*The extra Newburyport train will make all stops between North Station and Newburyport.

Southside
LineTrain No.Scheduled DepartureDelayed Departure
Middleborough101510:35 p.m.12:00 a.m.
Worcester151710:40 p.m.12:00 a.m.
Kingston104110:45 p.m.12:10 a.m.
Needham162710:45 p.m.12:10 a.m.
Greenbush108510:55 p.m.12:20 p.m.
Providence181711:10 p.m.12:00 a.m.
Franklin171911:20 p.m.12:00 a.m.


Note: All Commuter Rail lines will operate a regular weekday schedule on the observed Independence Day of Friday, July 3, 2015.

Bus

Buses and trackless trolleys will operate a Sunday schedule, which means the following routes will not operate:

 CT1
 CT2
 CT3
 4
 5
 7
 14
 18
 19
 29
 33
 37
 38
 51
 52
 62
 65
 67
 68
 70A
 74
 76
 77A
 79
 84
 85
 92
 114
 121
 131
 132
 170
 210
 212
 217
 221
 245
 325
 326
 351
 352
 354
 411
 424
 424W
 426
 428
 430
 434
 436
 439
 448
 449
 451
 456
 459
 465
 501
 502
 503
 504
 505
 553
 554
 556
 558

Note: Though buses and trackless trolleys are running a Sunday schedule, extended late-night service still applies to Bus Routes included in late-night service on the Fourth of July as the holiday is on a Saturday. All buses and trackless trolleys will operate a regular weekday schedule on the observed Independence Day of Friday, July 3, 2015.

Boat

Hingham Service (Hingham Shipyard - Rowes Wharf) will operate a Saturday schedule.

Hull Service (Hingham, Hull - Long Wharf, Boston via Logan Airport) will operate a Saturday schedule.

Charlestown Service (Long Wharf - Charlestown Navy Yard) will operate a Weekend schedule.

Note: All boat and ferry lines will operate a regular weekday schedule on the observed Independence Day of Friday, July 3, 2015.

THE RIDE

The RIDE will operate a regular Saturday schedule. Please contact your RIDE contractor at the numbers below for details regarding Fourth of July service information. 

North area: Greater Lynn Senior Services888-319-7433TTY 800-621-0420
South area: National Express888-920-7433TTY 888-607-7787
West area: Veterans Transportation877-765-7433TTY 888-553-8294

More Info

• Check T-Alerts throughout the day for up-to-the-minute service information.

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• Follow the MBTA on Twitter @MBTA.

• Contact the MBTA Customer Communications Department at 617-222-3200, TTY: 617-222-5146.