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MBTA Red Line Winter Resiliency, October 2015.jpgOver the next four weekends, train service will be suspended on certain segments of the Red Line, as workers continue to ready the subway system for upcoming winter weather.

The MBTA will suspend Red Line service this weekend, October 31 and November 1, between JFK/UMass and Quincy Center stations. On weekends in November, service will also be suspended November  7–8 between JFK/UMass and Park Street Stations, as well as November 14-15 and November 21-22 between JFK/UMass and Braintree Stations.

All three diversions will allow crews to perform necessary work as part of the T’s Winter Resiliency Improvement Program. To date, workers have installed more than 44,000 linear feet of new third rail between JFK/UMass Station and Quincy.

Shuttle buses will replace train service this weekend, October 31-November 1, from start to the end of service in both directions, shuttling the following stops:

• JFK/UMass
• North Quincy
• Wollaston
• Quincy Center

Buses will also replace Red Line trains between JFK/UMass and Park Street Stations in both directions on November 7-8 from start to the end of service, shuttling the following stops:

• Park Street
• Downtown Crossing
• South Station
• Broadway
• Andrew
• JFK/UMass

Buses will also replace Red Line trains between JFK/UMass and Braintree Stations in both directions from start to end of service November 14–15, and November 21–22, shuttling the following stops:

• JFK/UMass
• North Quincy
• Wollaston
• Quincy Center
• Quincy Adams
• Braintree

Regular Red Line train service will resume on Mondays. All shuttle stops are accessible for those with disabilities. Please visit the MBTA’s service updates webpage for information about the replacement bus service.

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