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Orange Line: Upcoming

Starting Later Today: Buses replacing Orange Line service between Oak Grove and Wellington Stations on Aug 31 as well as Sept 1, 2, 3, and 8 from approximately 8:45 p.m. through the end of service.

Due to crews performing work as part of the Winter Resiliency Improvement Program, alternate shuttle buses will replace Orange Line trains in both directions from Wellington to Oak Grove Stations beginning at approximately 8:45 p.m. through the end of service on the following dates:

- Monday, August 31, 2015.
- Tuesday, September 1, 2015.
- Wednesday, September 2, 2015.
- Thursday, September 3, 2015.
- Tuesday, September 8, 2015.

Regular Orange Line trains will resume at the start of service the next day. All shuttle bus stops are accessible for persons with disabilities.

Shuttling the following stops:
Oak Grove
Malden Center
Wellington

Last Updated: 8/31/2015 8:56:46 AM

September 9-17: Buses replacing Orange Line service between Oak Grove and Sullivan Stations on September 9, 10, 13, 14, 15, 16, and 17 from approximately 8:45 p.m. through the end of service.

Due to crews performing work as part of the Winter Resiliency Improvement Program, alternate shuttle buses will replace Orange Line trains in both directions from Sullivan to Oak Grove Stations beginning at approximately 8:45 p.m. through the end of service on the following dates:

- Wednesday, September 9, 2015.
- Thursday, September 10, 2015.
- Sunday, September 13, 2015.
- Monday, September 14, 2015.
- Tuesday, September 15, 2015.
- Wednesday, September 16, 2015.
- Thursday, September 17, 2015.

Regular Orange Line trains will resume at the start of service the next day. All shuttle bus stops are accessible for persons with disabilities.

Shuttling the following stops:
Oak Grove
Malden Center
Wellington
Assembly
Sullivan Square

Last Updated: 8/19/2015 9:42:24 AM

Orange Line: Ongoing

Downtown Crossing: The Franklin St entrance will be closed on Monday, August 10, and 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: 8/18/2015 1:47:13 PM

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