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MBTA Charlie CardWith the end of the year approaching, it’s a good time for MBTA customers to make sure their CharlieCards will remain valid in 2016.

CharlieCard users can check the expiration date on their card at any of the T’s hundreds of fare vending machines throughout the system. If necessary, customers can pick up a new card, free of charge, before the end of the month. Any existing value on an expiring card will be transferred to a new card.

Check out the Charlie Card Expiration FAQ and video showing the process of checking a CharlieCard.

If a CharlieCard has expired or is set to expire soon, replacement cards may be obtained at the CharlieCard Store at Downtown Crossing or at the following stations during the following times:

– Alewife – Monday-Sunday, 7 am – 7 pm
– Arlington – Monday-Sunday, 7 am – 7 pm
– Ashmont – Monday-Sunday, 7 am – 7 pm
– Back Bay – Monday-Sunday, 7 am – 7 pm
– Dudley Square – Monday-Sunday, 7 am – 7 pm
– Forest Hills – Monday-Sunday, 7 am – 7 pm
– Harvard Square – Monday-Sunday, 7 am – 7 pm
– Kenmore – Monday-Saturday, 7 am – 7 pm; Sunday, 10:30 am – 7 pm
– Maverick – Monday-Friday, 7am – 7 pm; Saturday, 7 am – 2 pm and 4:30 pm – 7 pm; Sunday, 7 am – 7 pm
– North Station – Monday-Sunday, 7 am – 7 pm
– Oak Grove – Monday-Sunday, 7 am – 7 pm
– Park Street – Monday-Sunday, 7 am – 7 pm
– Quincy Center – Monday-Sunday, 7 am – 7 pm
– Ruggles – Monday-Sunday, 7 am – 7 pm
– South Station – Monday-Sunday, 7 am – 7 pm
– Wonderland – Monday-Friday, 7 am – 1:30 pm

Can’t get to the CharlieCard Store? Mail your expired card to:

MBTA
Revenue Department
10 Park Plaza, Room 4730
Boston, MA 02116

If choosing to mail in a card, please include the owner’s name and a return address. Any preexisting stored value or monthly pass will be transferred to the new card.

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