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Red Line: Current

Branches Affected: Ashmont, Braintree
Red Line experiencing moderate delays due to an earlier disabled train at South Station.


Last Updated: 4/24/2014 1:38:27 PM

Red Line: Upcoming

Branches Affected: Ashmont, Braintree
April 26-27: Buses replacing Red Line service between Harvard Square and Alewife Stations from start to end of service.


Start of day Sat 4/26/14 until end of day Sun 4/27/14

Due to the Floating Slab Project, buses will replace Red Line trains between Harvard Square and Alewife Stations in both directions from start to end of service during Saturday, April 26, 2014, through Sunday, April 27, 2014. Regular Red Line train service will resume at the start of service Monday, April 28, 2014. All shuttle bus stops are accessible for persons with disabilities.

Shuttling the following stops:
Alewife Station
Davis Station
Porter Square Station
Harvard Square Station

Last Updated: 4/23/2014 10:53:52 AM

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Branches Affected: Ashmont, Braintree
Apr 26-27: Downtown Crossing Station: The entrance/exit at the Franklin St head house will be closed from start to end of service due to construction.


Start of day Sat 4/26/14 until end of day Sun 4/27/14

Customers desiring to enter and exit at Downtown Crossing should instead use 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 utilizing Bus Routes 92 and 93 should note that these buses will not service Downtown Crossing during the construction. Connect at Post Office Square (Pearl Street at Congress Street).

Affected routes:
Orange Line
Red Lines

Last Updated: 4/18/2014 1:08:11 PM

Branches Affected: Ashmont, Braintree
Downtown Crossing: The Summer St entrance will close for 2 months beginning on April 28. Customers should instead use the Washington St entrance


until further notice

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

Last Updated: 4/14/2014 3:57:30 PM

Branches Affected: Ashmont, Braintree
May 3-4: Shuttle buses replacing Red Line service between JFK/UMass and North Quincy Stations from start to end of service.


Start of day Sat 5/3/14 until end of day Sun 5/4/14

Due to necessary track and signal work, buses will replace Red Line trains between JFK/UMass and North Quincy Stations in both directions from start to end of service during Saturday, May 3, 2014, through Sunday, May 4, 2014. Regular Red Line train service will resume at the start of service Monday, May 5, 2014. All shuttle bus stops are accessible for persons with disabilities.

Shuttling the following stops:
JFK/UMass Station
North Quincy Station

Last Updated: 4/14/2014 1:28:36 PM

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