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Orange Line: Upcoming

August 13-14: Buses replacing Orange Line service between Back Bay and Jackson Square Stations on August 13-14 from start to end of service.

Due to the Winter Resiliency Improvement Program, buses will replace Orange Line trains between Back Bay and Jackson Square Stations in both directions from start to end of service on Saturday, August 13, 2016, and Sunday, August 14, 2016.

Regular Orange Line train service will resume at the start of service on Monday, August 15, 2016. All shuttle bus stops are accessible for persons with disabilities.

Shuttling the following stops:
Back Bay
Massachusetts Ave.
Ruggles
Roxbury Crossing
Jackson Square

Last Updated: 7/4/2016 7:53:56 AM

Orange Line: Ongoing

Downtown Crossing: The Franklin St entrance will remain closed until Summer 2016 to accommodate ongoing construction for the Millennium Tower Project.

Customers desiring to enter and exit at Downtown Crossing should instead utilize entrances and exits on Summer, Chauncy, and Arch Streets.

Customers desiring elevator access should note that Elevator 891 will be closed during this construction. If exiting, travel down the concourse to use the elevator through the glass doors and to the left of the CharlieCard Store. This elevator will take you to the lobby of 101 Arch Street. If boarding, travel to 101 Arch Street. Take the elevator in the back left corner of the lobby to the concourse. Take a right to find the Oak Grove-bound platform ahead. Customers can also enter and exit the station using the Roche Bros. elevator on Summer St. (during store hours only).

Affected routes:
Orange Line
Red Line (Ashmont branch)
Red Line (Braintree branch)

Last Updated: 3/21/2016 2:38:25 PM

Due to the Simon Company's Copley Place construction, Back Bay Stations Dartmouth Street underpass will be closed Sunday, March 6, through December 2016.

Due to Copley Place construction being performed by the Simon Company, the Dartmouth Street underpass leading to and from the west side of Dartmouth Street at Back Bay Station will be temporarily closed from beginning Sunday, March 6, through December 2016.

Customers are encouraged to use the stations main entrance on the east side of Dartmouth Street during the underpasss closure.

Affected routes:
Orange Line
Framingham/Worcester Line
Needham Line
Franklin Line
Providence/Stoughton Line

Last Updated: 3/24/2016 9:41:51 AM

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