- Needham Line Schedule
- Needham Line Upcoming Schedule - Effective May 22, 2017
- Back Bay to South Station Schedules
Trains do not operate on the day selected.
F Indicates that the train stops to discharge passengers on notice to the Conductor and to pick up passengers on platform visible to Engineer.
Shaded area indicates peak hour trains.
Times shown in this schedule are train departure times; customers are asked to arrive at the station platform in time for a prompt departure.
Ruggles: All weekday inbound trains may leave Ruggles ahead of schedule.
Back Bay: All weekday inbound trains may leave Back Bay ahead of schedule.
Needham Center: Train 603 may leave Needham Center ahead of schedule.
- When nofified, trains will operate on Severe Weather schedule.
- Please expect a 15 to 25 minute additional trip time on operating trains.
- Express trains may make additional stops when directed.
- In case of “Extreme” weather events, specific schedules may be adopted.
- Those will be displayed on www.mbta.com, in Boston Stations and available via Twitter @mbta_CR.
- Listen to media reports for Commuter Rail Traffic Information prior to your trip
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Holiday Schedule Information
- Saturday Service on Presidents' Day, and 4th of July
- 4th of July: train #1617 may be held for 45 minutes after the conclusion of the fireworks
- No Service on New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day
- All other holidays regular service is provided.
- Consult the Transit Updates page or Call Customer Service at (617) 222-3200 for any extra service that may be provided.
- Bikes are allowed except the following during:
- Weekday peak hours trains (shaded columns)
- New Years Eve and 4th of July between 10 AM and 6 PM Inbound and after 4 PM Outbound.
- Folding bicycles, when folded, are allowed on all trains at all times.