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New Green Line Vehicles

The first of 24 new Green Line vehicles went into regular service on December 21, 2018. The vehicle is pictured here at North Station.

We’re putting 24 all-new, modern Green Line vehicles into service, expanding the fleet from 189 to 213.

  • Contract awarded: May 2014
  • Projected completion: Spring 2020
  • Budget: $170,000,000
  • Status: First new vehicles went into service in December 2018

As part of the Green Line Transformation (GLT), this project meets the following goals:

  • Addressing demand: Increased capacity and service frequency
  • Accessibility: Step-free access onto low-floor vehicles

Learn more: First new Green Line car goes into service

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

Side view of new Green Line car at Riverside (July 2018)

This project is one of many we're working on to ensure twice as many passengers have access to a safer, more comfortable, and more reliable Green Line by 2030.

Learn more about the Green Line Transformation

Benefits

Increased comfort and convenience for customers:

  • More spacious vehicles
  • Room for up to 10% more passengers
  • Sliding doors for easier boarding and exiting 
  • Digital displays showing next stop and destination information
  • An improved speaker system for onboard announcements 
  • Stop-request push buttons similar to those on MBTA buses 
  • Bright yellow grab railings

People with disabilities will be more comfortable:

  • Additional accessible seating and wheeled mobility device areas
  • Modern visual and audio communication systems
  • Door locator tones
  • Onboard bridge plates for easier access and deployment

Vehicles will be safer and easier to maintain:

  • Updated braking system and thicker wheels for improved vehicle reliability 
  • Backup power system for fewer service disruptions
  • Rear-view mirror monitors so operators can see the full length of the vehicle exterior 
  • Increased fleet size for more flexibility in swapping out vehicles for maintenance

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Contact Information

For all queries and comments related to New Green Line Vehicles, please contact the GLX Project Team at info@glxinfo.com or 855-459-4636.

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

Side view of new Green Line car at Riverside (July 2018)

This project is one of many we're working on to ensure twice as many passengers have access to a safer, more comfortable, and more reliable Green Line by 2030.

Learn more about the Green Line Transformation