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Orange Line Service Changes

The Orange line runs 11 miles from Oak Grove to Forest Hills, supporting over 200,000 rider trips a day. We’re working hard to keep the tracks in good repair and support new Orange Line vehicles coming into service.

Learn more about Orange Line maintenance work

Note: Shuttle schedules are subject to change, dependent on weather, city-wide events, and construction progress.

no service No train service between Sullivan Square and Tufts Medical Center

Most Weekends, January 17 – February 16, 2020

Trains will not run between Sullivan Square and Tufts Medical Center, starting Fridays at 8:45 PM. Normal service resumes Monday mornings.

During these closures, Orange Line fares are being waived.

Plan Your Trip

There are a few ways you can navigate this diversion:

bus Shuttles

Shuttles will run between Sullivan Square and Haymarket.

green line Green Line

The Green Line runs between Haymarket and Copley. From the Orange Line, you can take a shuttle to Haymarket or transfer to Copley from Back Bay.

accessible Accessible Vans

Riders with disabilities can take an accessible van from Copley, Back Bay, Tufts Medical Center, and Haymarket to any Orange Line station without train service, as well as Copley, Back Bay, Tufts Medical Center, and Sullivan Square. Please see station officials for assistance.

no service Entrance closures between Sullivan and Tufts

When there is no Orange Line service at these stations, several subway entrances will also be closed:

no service Elevator closures between Sullivan and Tufts

When there is no Orange Line train service at these stations, several elevators will be also closed:

Trains Run at Reduced Speed

Following track work, the MBTA typically implements speed restrictions as a safety precaution. These restrictions can last for several days and are put in place to monitor for proper settlement and consolidation of new track and stone ballast. Speed restrictions are lifted once engineers have confirmed proper settlement has occurred.

Building a Better T

As part of our $8 billion, 5-year capital investment plan, we're renovating stations, modernizing fare collection systems, upgrading services for our buses, subways, and ferries, and improving the accessibility of the entire system.

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Building a Better T

As part of our $8 billion, 5-year capital investment plan, we're renovating stations, modernizing fare collection systems, upgrading services for our buses, subways, and ferries, and improving the accessibility of the entire system.

Learn more

Related Projects

View all projects