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Introducing the HeartToHub

Posted on April 25, 2016

For the first time ever, the MBTA will offer nonstop service between Worcester and Boston in less than an hour. The HeartToHub will operate twice daily—morning and evening—every weekday starting May 23, 2016.

The added service to the Framingham/Worcester Line will depart Union Station at 8:05 a.m. and travel express to Boston, with stops at Yawkey, Back Bay and South Station. In the evening, it will depart South Station at 7:35 p.m. and stop at Back Bay and Yawkey before proceeding direct to Worcester. See below for schedule.

Framingham/Worcester Line Peak Service as of May 23, 2016

The Worcester/Framingham Line will operate 11 Boston-bound trains during the morning peak commuting window, with seven trains originating in Worcester's Union Station and four in Framingham. In addition to the nonstop HeartToHub, three Worcester trains will run express and three make local stops.

During the evening peak hours, the schedule will include 10 trains departing South Station, with seven terminating at Union Station and three in Framingham. Of the seven Worcester-bound trains, four will run express and three make local stops. 

For the full new Framingham/Worcester Line schedule, click here.

HeartToHub Nonstop Schedule– Monday-Friday only  WEEKDAY MORNINGS Worcester Yawkey Back Bay South Station 8:05 a.m. 8:57 a.m. 9:02 a.m. 9:07 a.m.
WEEKDAY EVENINGS South Station Back Bay Yawkey Worcester 7:35 p.m. 7:41 p.m. 7:46 p.m. 8:40 p.m.

For fare information, click here.