Transit Updates

Service Alerts

MBTA Services are constantly updated through our operations center. Please check here regularly for up-to-the-minute updates on every transit service as well as elevators and escalators.

Subway Service Alerts Subway Service Alerts

Blue Line is operating normallyBlue LineRegular1 Upcoming
Green Line is operating normallyGreen LineRegular1 Upcoming
Orange Line is operating normallyOrange LineRegular4 Upcoming, 2 Ongoing
Red Line is experiencing delaysRed Line1 Current 3 Upcoming, 1 Ongoing
Mattapan Trolley is operating normallyMattapan TrolleyRegular1 Upcoming
Silver Line is experiencing delaysSilver Line 1 Current1 Upcoming, 1 Ongoing
Blue Line is operating normallyBlue LineRegular1 Upcoming
Starting Thursday:
Beginning Thursday, September 1, the CharlieCard Store will be open Monday-Friday, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm and will have a new transaction policy
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Green Line is operating normallyGreen LineRegular1 Upcoming
Starting Thursday:
Beginning Thursday, September 1, the CharlieCard Store will be open Monday-Friday, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm and will have a new transaction policy
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Orange Line is operating normallyOrange LineRegular4 Upcoming, 2 Ongoing
Starting Thursday:
Beginning Thursday, September 1, the CharlieCard Store will be open Monday-Friday, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm and will have a new transaction policy
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Starting September 3:
All train service will board on the southbound platform at Forest Hills beginning Sat, Sep 3, and continuing through Dec 2016
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September 13-14:
Buses replacing Orange Line between Wellington and Oak Grove Stations beginning at about 8:45pm through the end of service on Sep 13-14
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September 17-18:
Buses replacing Orange Line service between Wellington and Oak Grove Stations on September 17-18 from start to end of service.
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Ongoing:
Downtown Crossing: The Franklin St entrance will remain closed until Summer 2016 due to construction for the Millennium Tower Project
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Ongoing:
Due to the Simon Company's Copley Place construction, Back Bay Stations Dartmouth St underpass will be closed Sun, Mar 6, through Dec 2016
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Red Line is experiencing delaysRed Line1 Current 3 Upcoming, 1 Ongoing
Current:
Buses replacing Red Line service between Braintree and Quincy Center stations on August 27-28 from start to end of service.
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Starting Thursday:
Beginning Thursday, September 1, the CharlieCard Store will be open Monday-Friday, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm and will have a new transaction policy
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September 10-11:
Buses replacing Red Line service between Braintree and JFK/UMass Stations on September 10-11 from start to end of service.
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September 24-25:
Buses replacing Red Line service between Braintree and North Quincy Stations on September 24-25 from start to end of service.
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Ongoing:
Downtown Crossing: The Franklin St entrance will remain closed until Summer 2016 due to construction for the Millennium Tower Project
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Mattapan Trolley is operating normallyMattapan TrolleyRegular1 Upcoming
Starting Thursday:
Beginning Thursday, September 1, the CharlieCard Store will be open Monday-Friday, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm and will have a new transaction policy
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Silver Line is experiencing delaysSilver Line 1 Current1 Upcoming, 1 Ongoing
Current:
Silver Line - SL5 experiencing minor delays due to traffic
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Starting Thursday:
Beginning Thursday, September 1, the CharlieCard Store will be open Monday-Friday, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm and will have a new transaction policy
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Ongoing:
Beginning at the start of service on Mon, Oct 5, Courthouse Sta's south entrance/exit will be closed until Fall 2016
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Bus Service AlertsBus Service Alerts

All Bus Alert 1 Current
Route SL1Regular1 Ongoing
Route SL2Regular1 Ongoing
Route SL51 Current 
Route 11 Current 
Route 4Regular1 Ongoing
Route 5Regular1 Ongoing
Route 7Regular1 Ongoing
Route 9Regular1 Ongoing
Route 10Regular1 Ongoing
Route 111 Current2 Ongoing
Route 141 Current 
Route 151 Current 
Route 161 Current 
Route 182 Current 
Route 221 Current 
Route 231 Current 
Route 281 Current 
Route 301 Current 
Route 34E1 Current 
Route 421 Current 
Route 441 Current 
Route 451 Current 
Route 471 Current 
Route 571 Current 
Route 591 Current1 Ongoing
Route 64Regular1 Ongoing
Route 661 Current 
Route 69Regular1 Ongoing
Route 701 Current2 Upcoming
Route 70ARegular2 Upcoming
Route 73Regular1 Upcoming
Route 86Regular1 Upcoming
Route 95Regular1 Upcoming
Route 96Regular1 Upcoming
Route 101Regular1 Upcoming
Route 2201 Current 
Route 230Regular1 Ongoing
Route 236Regular1 Ongoing

All Bus Routes Alert >>

Route SL1Regular1 Ongoing
Ongoing:
Beginning at the start of service on Mon, Oct 5, Courthouse Sta's south entrance/exit will be closed until Fall 2016
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Route SL2Regular1 Ongoing
Ongoing:
Beginning at the start of service on Mon, Oct 5, Courthouse Sta's south entrance/exit will be closed until Fall 2016
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Route SL51 Current 
Current:
Silver Line - SL5 experiencing minor delays due to traffic
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Route 11 Current 
Current:
Route 1 detoured from Saturday, August 27 at 6am to Sunday, August 28 at 6:00 PM. No inbound service on Mass Ave between Harrison and Albany
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Route 4Regular1 Ongoing
Ongoing:
Causeway St. @ North Station moving to Causeway St @ Portal Park due to construction
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Route 5Regular1 Ongoing
Ongoing:
Rts. 5, 7, 9, 10, 11: East 1st St opp O St will be closed from Tue, Apr 19, through Thu, Sep 1.
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Route 7Regular1 Ongoing
Ongoing:
Rts. 5, 7, 9, 10, 11: East 1st St opp O St will be closed from Tue, Apr 19, through Thu, Sep 1.
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Route 9Regular1 Ongoing
Ongoing:
Rts. 5, 7, 9, 10, 11: East 1st St opp O St will be closed from Tue, Apr 19, through Thu, Sep 1.
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Route 10Regular1 Ongoing
Ongoing:
Rts. 5, 7, 9, 10, 11: East 1st St opp O St will be closed from Tue, Apr 19, through Thu, Sep 1.
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Route 111 Current2 Ongoing
Current:
Route 11 experiencing moderate delays
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Ongoing:
The following stops are closed temporarily beginning Thu, Nov 19 due to construction: B St @ West 6th St. Please board at B St @ West 5th St
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Ongoing:
Rts. 5, 7, 9, 10, 11: East 1st St opp O St will be closed from Tue, Apr 19, through Thu, Sep 1.
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Route 141 Current 
Current:
Route 14 experiencing moderate delays due to special event
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Route 151 Current 
Current:
Route 15 experiencing moderate delays
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Route 161 Current 
Current:
Route 16 experiencing moderate delays due to traffic
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Route 182 Current 
Current:
Route 18 experiencing moderate delays
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Current:
Route 18 experiencing minor delays due to traffic
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Route 221 Current 
Current:
Route 22 experiencing moderate delays due to special event
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Route 231 Current 
Current:
Route 23 experiencing moderate delays due to special event
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Route 281 Current 
Current:
Route 28 experiencing moderate delays due to special event
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Route 301 Current 
Current:
Route 30 experiencing severe delays due to traffic
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Route 34E1 Current 
Current:
Route 34E experiencing severe delays due to disabled bus
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Route 421 Current 
Current:
Route 42 experiencing moderate delays due to special event
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Route 441 Current 
Current:
Route 44 experiencing moderate delays due to traffic
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Route 451 Current 
Current:
Route 45 experiencing moderate delays due to special event
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Route 471 Current 
Current:
Route 47: Inbound bus stops on Pearl Street and Putnam Avenue will be closed beginning July 18, 2016, and continuing until June 2018.
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Route 571 Current 
Current:
Route 57 experiencing minor delays due to traffic
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Route 591 Current1 Ongoing
Current:
Route 59 experiencing minor delays due to traffic
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Ongoing:
Route 59 detoured from Thursday, July 7, through December 2016 due to Elliot Street bridge construction in Needham.
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Route 64Regular1 Ongoing
Ongoing:
Route 64 detoured due to construction. Connections can be made at North Beacon Street @ Saunders Street or North Beacon Street @ Life Street
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Route 661 Current 
Current:
Route 66 experiencing moderate delays
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Route 69Regular1 Ongoing
Ongoing:
Due to construction, Cambridge St @ Berkshire St (inbound) is moving approximately one block to the far side of Berkshire St until July 2017
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Route 701 Current2 Upcoming
Current:
Route 70 experiencing minor delays
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Starting Thursday:
Rte 70, 70A: Beginning Thu, Sep 1, the temporary bus stop at 560 Arsenal St will close & regular service will resume at Arsenal St @ Elm St
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Starting September 3:
The Route 70, 70A (outbound) and 86 (inbound) stop at Western Ave @ Soldiers Field Rd will be permanently closed beginning Saturday, Sep 3
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Route 70ARegular2 Upcoming
Starting Thursday:
Rte 70, 70A: Beginning Thu, Sep 1, the temporary bus stop at 560 Arsenal St will close & regular service will resume at Arsenal St @ Elm St
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Starting September 3:
The Route 70, 70A (outbound) and 86 (inbound) stop at Western Ave @ Soldiers Field Rd will be permanently closed beginning Saturday, Sep 3
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Route 73Regular1 Upcoming
Starting September 3:
Route 73 inbound stops at Belmont St @ Templeton Pkwy and Belmont St @ Brimmer St will be permanently closed beginning Saturday, September 3
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Route 86Regular1 Upcoming
Starting September 3:
The Route 70, 70A (outbound) and 86 (inbound) stop at Western Ave @ Soldiers Field Rd will be permanently closed beginning Saturday, Sep 3
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Route 95Regular1 Upcoming
Starting Wednesday:
Due to water main construction, Main St @ High St (inbound) will be temporarily closed from Wednesday, August 31, through Wednesday, Sep 14
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Route 96Regular1 Upcoming
Starting Wednesday:
Due to water main construction, Main St @ High St (inbound) will be temporarily closed from Wednesday, August 31, through Wednesday, Sep 14
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Route 101Regular1 Upcoming
Starting Wednesday:
Due to water main construction, Main St @ High St (inbound) will be temporarily closed from Wednesday, August 31, through Wednesday, Sep 14
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Route 2201 Current 
Current:
Route 220 experiencing moderate delays due to accident
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Route 230Regular1 Ongoing
Ongoing:
Bus Routes 230 and 236 will pick up at berth 7 in the outer busway at Braintree Sta from 6am to 2:30pm beginning Mon Nov 23
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Route 236Regular1 Ongoing
Ongoing:
Bus Routes 230 and 236 will pick up at berth 7 in the outer busway at Braintree Sta from 6am to 2:30pm beginning Mon Nov 23
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Commuter Rail Service Alerts Commuter Rail Service Alerts

Fairmount Line is experiencing delaysFairmount Line1 Current2 Upcoming
Fitchburg Line is operating normalFitchburg LineRegular1 Upcoming, 1 Ongoing
Framingham/Worcester Line is experiencing delaysFramingham/Worcester Line1 Current3 Upcoming, 2 Ongoing
Franklin Line is operating normalFranklin LineRegular3 Upcoming, 2 Ongoing
Greenbush Line is operating normalGreenbush LineRegular1 Upcoming
Haverhill Line is experiencing delaysHaverhill Line1 Current1 Upcoming, 2 Ongoing
Kingston/Plymouth Line is operating normalKingston/Plymouth LineRegular1 Upcoming
Lowell Line is operating normalLowell LineRegular1 Upcoming
Middleborough/Lakeville Line is operating normalMiddleborough/Lakeville LineRegular1 Upcoming
Needham Line is operating normalNeedham LineRegular3 Upcoming, 2 Ongoing
Newburyport/Rockport Line is operating normalNewburyport/Rockport LineRegular1 Upcoming
Providence/Stoughton Line is experiencing delaysProvidence/Stoughton Line1 Current1 Upcoming, 3 Ongoing
Fairmount Line is experiencing delaysFairmount Line1 Current2 Upcoming
Current:
Fairmount Train 1771 (4:50pm from S Station) has been cancelled today. Alternatively, passengers can take Train 1773 (5:50pm from S Station)
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Later Today:
Correction: Fairmount Train 1772 has been cancelled today. Alternatively, passengers can take Train 1174 6:30 pm from Readville
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Starting Thursday:
Beginning Thursday, September 1, the CharlieCard Store will be open Monday-Friday, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm and will have a new transaction policy
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Fitchburg Line is operating normalFitchburg LineRegular1 Upcoming, 1 Ongoing
Starting Thursday:
Beginning Thursday, September 1, the CharlieCard Store will be open Monday-Friday, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm and will have a new transaction policy
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Ongoing:
Arrival times of some Fitchburg trains have been adjusted 5-10 min to reflect performance under new schedules. Visit mbta.com/alerts.
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Framingham/Worcester Line is experiencing delaysFramingham/Worcester Line1 Current3 Upcoming, 2 Ongoing
Current:
Worcester Train 1508 (2:30 pm from Worcester) is now operating 25-35 minutes late between Wellesley Farms Station & South Station.
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Later Today:
Worcester Train 1515 (8:20 pm from S Station) is cancelled today. Alternatively, passengers can take Train 1517 (10:40 pm from S Station).
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Later Today:
Worcester Line Train 1516 (11:00 pm from Worcester) is cancelled today. Alternative transportation updates to follow.
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Starting Thursday:
Beginning Thursday, September 1, the CharlieCard Store will be open Monday-Friday, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm and will have a new transaction policy
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Ongoing:
Due to the Simon Company's Copley Place construction, Back Bay Stations Dartmouth St underpass will be closed Sun, Mar 6, through Dec 2016
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Ongoing:
Arrival times of some Worcester trains have been adjusted 5-10 min to reflect performance under new schedules. Visit mbta.com/alerts.
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Franklin Line is operating normalFranklin LineRegular3 Upcoming, 2 Ongoing
Later Today:
Franklin Train 1713 (5:20 pm from S Station) is cancelled today. Alternatively, passengers can take Train 1715 (7:20 pm from S Station).
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Later Today:
Franklin Line Train 1714 (6:35 pm inbound) is cancelled today. Alternatively, passengers can take Train 1716 (8:35 pm from Forge Park).
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Starting Thursday:
Beginning Thursday, September 1, the CharlieCard Store will be open Monday-Friday, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm and will have a new transaction policy
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Ongoing:
Due to the Simon Company's Copley Place construction, Back Bay Stations Dartmouth St underpass will be closed Sun, Mar 6, through Dec 2016
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Ongoing:
Arrival times of some Franklin trains have been adjusted 5-10 min to reflect performance under new schedules. Visit mbta.com/alerts.
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Greenbush Line is operating normalGreenbush LineRegular1 Upcoming
Starting Thursday:
Beginning Thursday, September 1, the CharlieCard Store will be open Monday-Friday, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm and will have a new transaction policy
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Haverhill Line is experiencing delaysHaverhill Line1 Current1 Upcoming, 2 Ongoing
Current:
Select Haverhill trains will be bused between Reading & Haverhill in both directions on 8/27 & 8/28. Visit mbta.com/alerts for more info.
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Starting Thursday:
Beginning Thursday, September 1, the CharlieCard Store will be open Monday-Friday, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm and will have a new transaction policy
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Ongoing:
Haverhill Ln: The mini-high platform is currently out of service at Andover Sta. A portable lift is available for those who require access t
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Ongoing:
Board all Haverhill Line trains on the outbound platforms at Bradford & Haverhill stations due to ongoing bridge/construction work.
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Kingston/Plymouth Line is operating normalKingston/Plymouth LineRegular1 Upcoming
Starting Thursday:
Beginning Thursday, September 1, the CharlieCard Store will be open Monday-Friday, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm and will have a new transaction policy
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Lowell Line is operating normalLowell LineRegular1 Upcoming
Starting Thursday:
Beginning Thursday, September 1, the CharlieCard Store will be open Monday-Friday, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm and will have a new transaction policy
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Middleborough/Lakeville Line is operating normalMiddleborough/Lakeville LineRegular1 Upcoming
Starting Thursday:
Beginning Thursday, September 1, the CharlieCard Store will be open Monday-Friday, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm and will have a new transaction policy
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Needham Line is operating normalNeedham LineRegular3 Upcoming, 2 Ongoing
Later Today:
Needham Line Train 1613 (7:10pm outbound) has been cancelled today. Alternatively, passengers can take Train 1615 (9:10pm from S Station)
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Later Today:
CORRECTION: Needham Train 1614 (8pm inbound) has been cancelled today. Alternatively, passengers can take Train 1616 (10pm Needham Heights)
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Starting Thursday:
Beginning Thursday, September 1, the CharlieCard Store will be open Monday-Friday, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm and will have a new transaction policy
more>
Ongoing:
Due to the Simon Company's Copley Place construction, Back Bay Stations Dartmouth St underpass will be closed Sun, Mar 6, through Dec 2016
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Ongoing:
Arrival times of some Needham trains have been adjusted 5-10 min to reflect performance under new schedules. Visit mbta.com/alerts.
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Newburyport/Rockport Line is operating normalNewburyport/Rockport LineRegular1 Upcoming
Starting Thursday:
Beginning Thursday, September 1, the CharlieCard Store will be open Monday-Friday, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm and will have a new transaction policy
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Providence/Stoughton Line is experiencing delaysProvidence/Stoughton Line1 Current1 Upcoming, 3 Ongoing
Current:
Providence/Stoughton Line notice: The ramp to Platform A at Canton Junction Station is closed for repairs. The stairs, however, remain open.
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Starting Thursday:
Beginning Thursday, September 1, the CharlieCard Store will be open Monday-Friday, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm and will have a new transaction policy
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Ongoing:
Due to the Simon Company's Copley Place construction, Back Bay Stations Dartmouth St underpass will be closed Sun, Mar 6, through Dec 2016
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Ongoing:
Arrival times of some Providence trains have been adjusted 5-10 min to reflect performance under new schedules. Visit mbta.com/alerts.
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Ongoing:
Providence/Stoughton Line notice: The construction on the ramp to Platform D at Canton Junction Station is completed and is now open.
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Elevator, Escalator, and Lift Service Alerts Elevator, Escalator, and Lift Service Alerts

Elevator is experiencing delaysElevatorRegular3 Upcoming, 4 Ongoing
Escalator is experiencing delaysEscalator 1 Current1 Upcoming, 2 Ongoing
Escalator is experiencing delaysLiftRegular 
Elevator is experiencing delaysElevatorRegular3 Upcoming, 4 Ongoing
September 12-13:
Elev. 808 PARK STREET - Red Line Platform to Lobby/Winter St Concourse unavailable from Mon, Sep 12 through Tue, Sep 13 due to maintenance
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September 14-15:
Elev. 812 PARK STREET - Green Line Underpass at Track 4 to Lechmere is unavailable from Wed, Sep 14 through Thu, Sep 15 due to maintenance
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September 16:
Elevator 831 JFK/UMASS - Ashmont Bound Platform to Lobby unavailable on Friday, September 16 due to maintenance.
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Ongoing:
Elev. 891 DOWNTOWN CROSSING - Oak Grove-bound platform to Franklin and Washington Streets is unavailable Mon, Aug 10, until Summer 2016
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Ongoing:
Elev. 939 COURTHOUSE - Lobby to the south headhouse on Seaport Blvd is unavailable beginning Mon, Oct 5, until Fall 2016
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Ongoing:
Elev. 941 N Station - Lobby to the Commuter Rail & Boston Garden will be closed beginning Sat, Jan 2, 2016, until further notice due to cons
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Ongoing:
Elevator 804 PARK STREET - Tremont St to the Lobby will be reconstructed and will be out of service from Wed, Jun 15, 2016, through Jun 2017
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Escalator is experiencing delaysEscalator 1 Current1 Upcoming, 2 Ongoing
Current:
Escalator 142 BACK BAY - Lobby to Commuter Rail Track 1/3 unavailable due to maintenance
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September 19-21:
Escalator 510 PORTER SQUARE - Mezzanine to the paid lobby unavailable from Monday, Sep 19, through Wednesday, Sep 21, due to maintenance
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Ongoing:
Escalator 417 COURTHOUSE - Outbound to Lobby South unavailable due to maintenance
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Ongoing:
Escalator 415 COURTHOUSE - Outbound Platform to Lobby unavailable due to maintenance.
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Escalator is experiencing delaysLiftRegular 

 

Boat Service AlertsBoat Service Alerts

Hingham Ferry Regular 1 Upcoming
Hull Ferry Regular 1 Upcoming
Charlestown Ferry Regular 1 Upcoming, 1 Ongoing
Hingham FerryRegular 1 Upcoming
Starting Thursday:
Beginning Thursday, September 1, the CharlieCard Store will be open Monday-Friday, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm and will have a new transaction policy
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Hull FerryRegular 1 Upcoming
Starting Thursday:
Beginning Thursday, September 1, the CharlieCard Store will be open Monday-Friday, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm and will have a new transaction policy
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Charlestown FerryRegular 1 Upcoming, 1 Ongoing
Starting Thursday:
Beginning Thursday, September 1, the CharlieCard Store will be open Monday-Friday, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm and will have a new transaction policy
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Ongoing:
Charlestown Ferry: Use the Constitution Pier 1 for ferry service. Service will resume from the Flagship Wharf Pier 4 beginning Mon, Aug 29
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THE RIDE Updates

Attention Paratransit Customers: During inclement weather, THE RIDE strongly recommends that you check with your contractor directly as services may be curtailed, expect delays. The numbers are as follows:

North area: GLSS-Greater Lynn Senior Services 888-319-7433 TTY 800-621-0420
South area: NEXT-National Express Transit 888-920-7433TTY 888-607-7577
West area: VTS-Veterans Transportation 877-765-7433 TTY 888-553-8294

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