Post Content

MBTA New Locomotive, South Station, February 7, 2011The MBTA plans to increase service on the Framingham/Worcester Line and seeks your suggestions for train times on the expanded schedule. With 13,000 customers riding with us every weekday—and growing— this expansion will build on the additional peak train departures introduced last fall and spring. We are also undertaking additional improvements to the Worcester Line, including a new station at Yawkey, track and signal upgrades, and adding new trains to the fleet. These investments will increase capacity, allow schedule flexibility, reduce travel time, improve reliability, and enhance safety, comfort and convenience.

To help the MBTA develop an expanded schedule that will best serve customers and stakeholders, please attend an upcoming Public Information Meeting and share your feedback.  Meetings have been scheduled for the following dates and locations:

Monday, November 18, 7:30 PM, CMRPC, Union Station, 2 Washington Square, 2nd Floor, Worcester

Wednesday, November 20, 7 PM, Nevins Hall, Memorial Building, 150 Concord Street, Framingham

If you are unable to attend a meeting, and would like to comment on the expanded service planning for the Framingham/Worcester Line, please email your suggestions to worcesterline2013@mbta.com by November 22, 2013.

Written By:

Recent Posts

MassDOT Secretary Announces MBTA Leadership Team posted on Jul 30

MassDOT Secretary Announces MBTA Leadership Team

Today, MassDOT Secretary Stephanie Pollack announced Brian Shortsleeve will serve as the Chief Administrator for the MBTA, working alongside the newly appointed Fiscal and Management Control Board (FMCB), interim General Manager Frank DePaola, who will continue in his current role focusing solely on operations and   …Continue Reading MassDOT Secretary Announces MBTA Leadership Team

MBTA Orange Line Service Alert: Suspension of Weekend Service August 1-2 posted on Jul 29

MBTA Orange Line Service Alert: Suspension of Weekend Service August 1-2

The MBTA has scheduled necessary track maintenance activities on the Orange Line for this weekend, Saturday, August 1st and Sunday, August 2nd. Weekend service will be suspended between Forest Hills and Ruggles Stations. During the suspension of service, work crews will remove and replace rail   …Continue Reading MBTA Orange Line Service Alert: Suspension of Weekend Service August 1-2

Longfellow Bridge: August Closures Update posted on Jul 29

Longfellow Bridge: August Closures Update

The Longfellow Bridge Rehabilitation Project moves forward with demolition work that will require bridge closures. MassDOT’s contractor, White-Skanska-Consigli JV (WSC), will periodically close the Longfellow Bridge to all vehicular traffic beginning on Saturday, August 1 through Friday, August 21. The closures are necessary to safely   …Continue Reading Longfellow Bridge: August Closures Update