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Newburyport/Rockport Line: Upcoming

May 14-15: Newburyport/Rockport Line suspended between Beverly Depot and North Station as well as a temporary weekend schedule in effect along the entire line on May 14-15

Due to Beverly Drawbridge construction and Silver Line construction in Chelsea, Newburyport/Rockport Line service will be suspended between Beverly Depot and North Station in both directions on Saturday, May 14, and Sunday, May 15.

A temporary weekend schedule will be in effect on Saturday, May 14, and Sunday, May 15, only. Please click the link below to view the temporary weekend schedule.

Inbound Newburyport/Rockport Line service will be replaced with shuttle buses between Beverly Depot, Salem, and North Station. These shuttle buses will operate on a "drop off only" basis between Swampscott and North Station. Any inbound passengers at Swampscott, Lynn, or Chelsea must board local MBTA bus service and/or the MBTA Blue Line subway service to Boston. **There will be no direct shuttle bus service from Chelsea, Lynn, or Swampscott to North Station. Please see below for information regarding local MBTA service.

Passengers desiring outbound Newburyport/Rockport Line service from Boston to Salem Depot or any station thereafter must board a shuttle bus at North Station to Beverly Depot (via Salem Depot) for outbound Commuter Rail connections. Passengers desiring outbound Newburyport/Rockport Line service from North Station to Chelsea, Lynn, or Swampscott Stations must board local MBTA bus service and/or the MBTA Blue Line subway service. **There will be no direct shuttle bus service from North Station to Chelsea, Lynn, or Swampscott Stations. Outbound trains will depart Beverly Depot at their regularly scheduled weekend times. Bicycles will not be allowed on shuttle buses. Passengers desiring outbound service from Chelsea, Lynn, or Swampscott Stations must board shuttle buses at the times indicated in the temporary weekend schedule and will be transported directly to their destination station.

Please see below for more information regarding alternate transportation:

- Information regarding MBTA Blue Line subway service can be found at www.mbta.com/schedules_and_maps/subway.

- Swampscott: Local MBTA bus routes include Routes 441, 442, and 455. Visit www.mbta.com/schedules_and_maps/bus for more information.
- Lynn: Local MBTA bus routes include Routes 426, 441, 442, and 455. Visit www.mbta.com/schedules_and_maps/bus for more information.
- Chelsea: Local MBTA bus routes include Route 111. Visit www.mbta.com/schedules_and_maps/bus for more information.

Last Updated: 5/3/2016 12:11:21 PM

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Starting May 23: New Commuter Rail schedules become effective on Monday, May 23rd. To view updated schedules, go to mbta.com.

Please note that there will be no schedule changes for the Greenbush, Kingston/Plymouth, and Middleborough/Lakeville Lines.

Paper copies of the schedules will be available in the Boston-based stations (North Station, South Station, and Back Bay) starting on Monday, May 16th.

Last Updated: 4/14/2016 4:14:41 PM

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