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Franklin Line: Current

The MBTA mTicket for the Commuter Rail and Ferry is now easier, faster, and more convenient to use. Download or update yours today.

All mTicket users must update their applications by October 14th to be able to make future purchases. Tickets purchased prior to October 14th will still be valid for 90 days from the date of purchase. For enhanced security, you will have to re-enter your credit card information; please ensure that your CVV and ZIP code are correct.

Enhanced features include the following:
- Activate your mTicket with just one tap.
- Your mTicket now appears on your home screen. No more scrolling. One tap and you're ready to go!
- Access your mTicket from any device.
- No more transferring your mTickets to a new smartphone. Now, enjoy instant access to your mTicket account on all your devices!
- Purchase multiple mTickets with one tap.
- Make split payments with multiple payment methods.
- No more purchasing mTickets one by one. Now, select as many as you want at one time and buy them with just one tap!

Last Updated: 9/30/2016 5:49:27 AM

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Franklin Line: Ongoing

Due to the Simon Company's Copley Place construction, Back Bay Stations Dartmouth Street underpass will remain closed 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: 9/19/2016 6:19:14 PM

The arrival times of some Franklin Line trains have been adjusted by 5-10 minutes to reflect the actual performance of these trains under the new schedules.

Train 717 (4:45 pm from South Station) - New arrival time to Forge Park / 495 is 5:54 pm
Train 720 (4:05 pm from Forge Park / 495) - New arrival time to South Station is 5:14 pm
Train 721 (5:45 pm from South Station) - New arrival time to Forge Park / 495 is 6:58 pm
Train 722 (5:04 pm from Forge Park / 495) - New arrival time to South Station is 6:16 pm
Train 745 (5:03 pm from South Station) - New arrival time to Walpole is 5:57 pm

Last Updated: 7/28/2016 12:31:32 PM

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Please board Franklin Train 718 (3:00 pm from Forge Park/495) on the lower level platform on the Franklin Branch side at Readville Station until further notice.

Affected stops:
Readville

Last Updated: 9/22/2016 10:05:28 AM

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