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Lowell Line: Current

Please board all Lowell Line trains on the inbound platforms at West Medford, Wedgemere and Winchester Center stations.

Affected stops:
West Medford
Wedgemere
Winchester Center

Last Updated: 7/27/2017 9:52:44 AM

Lowell Line: Upcoming

Tomorrow Through Saturday: To accommodate attendees at the Lowell Folk Festival, there will be an extra inbound train from Lowell to North Station on 7/28 and 7/29.

Friday night, 7/28, an extra train will depart Lowell Station at 11:50 pm, making all station stops (except Mishawum).

Saturday night, 7/29, an extra train will depart Lowell Station at 12:25 am, making all station stops (except Mishawum).

Please note that upon arrival to North Station, there will be no available connections to the subway and bus, as trains will arrive past the end of service.

Last Updated: 7/27/2017 10:30:37 AM

Starting August 5: Shuttle buses, making all stops, will replace all weekend service on the Lowell Line from August 5th through October 1st due to the installation of PTC.

A public meeting will be held on Wednesday, July 26th at 6:30 pm at Lowell City Hall, Mayor's Reception Room, 375 Merrimack Street, Lowell.

The MBTA will install federally mandated Positive Train Control (PTC) systems along the Lowell Line to improve safety by reducing train collisions and derailments. This work will require weekend shutdowns on the entire line from August 5 through October 1. To help passengers travel between Boston and Lowell, the MBTA is running ADA accessible bus shuttles (with WiFi and restroom facilities) that will make stops at every Commuter Rail station.

Last Updated: 7/21/2017 5:05:38 PM

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Lowell Line: Ongoing

Beginning on Monday, May 1, 2017, access to the east entrance of North Station will be through a covered walkway. Legends way will be closed to pedestrian access.

Customers are advised that on Monday, May 1, 2017, the pedestrian route for customers transferring from the Green and Orange Line exits at Causeway and Beverly St into North Station Commuter Rail will be moved slightly to accommodate ongoing construction work. After crossing Causeway St, pedestrians will use a protected walkway along the east side of Legends Way, directly abutting Portal Park. The walkway will include a barrier and kick-plate for blind and low vision passengers.

Last Updated: 4/25/2017 9:30:28 PM

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