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PTC Weekly Activities

Updated on January 17, 2019

All Positive Train Control activities along the Commuter Rail lines listed below are within the MBTA right-of-way. This schedule is a projection for planned PTC activities in the weeks ahead and is subject to change.

Commuter Rail LineOngoing PTC Activities
Commuter Rail LineFairmountOngoing PTC ActivitiesNone
Commuter Rail LineFitchburgOngoing PTC ActivitiesDay and night operations. Overnight test trains Sunday – Thursday, between Cambridge and Lincoln.
Commuter Rail LineFramingham/WorcesterOngoing PTC ActivitiesDay operations
Commuter Rail LineFranklinOngoing PTC ActivitiesDay operations
Commuter Rail LineGreenbushOngoing PTC ActivitiesDay and night operations. Overnight test trains Sunday – Thursday.
Commuter Rail LineHaverhillOngoing PTC ActivitiesDay operations
Commuter Rail LineKingston/PlymouthOngoing PTC ActivitiesNight operations. Overnight work Sunday, January 20.
Commuter Rail LineLowellOngoing PTC ActivitiesNone
Commuter Rail LineMiddleborough/LakevilleOngoing PTC ActivitiesDay and night operations. Overnight test trains Sunday – Thursday.
Commuter Rail LineNeedhamOngoing PTC ActivitiesDay operations
Commuter Rail LineNewburyport/RockportOngoing PTC ActivitiesDay operations
Commuter Rail LineProvidence/StoughtonOngoing PTC ActivitiesNone