The MBTA again this year will provide increased train service to and from the annual celebration of Halloween in Salem.
Special Event round trip tickets for the extra trains to and from Salem will be sold at North Station, Beverly and on the extra trains.
The extra trains will be available on the weekends prior to Halloween:
Saturday, October 22
Sunday, October 23
Saturday, October 29
Sunday, October 30
Extra trains will also be available inbound and outbound on the evening of Monday, October 31.
Please Note that the parking lot at Salem Station will be closed from 8 PM to Midnight on Monday, October 31.
More information about schedules are available at MBTA.com.
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