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MBTA July 4th Service Updates and July Service Changes

July 3, 2023

    ūüéÜHappy Independence Day!ūüéÜ

    MBTA is running a holiday schedule for July 4th. See details below.

    For the month of July, MBTA will have service changes to allow for continued track improvement across the MBTA system. See details below.

    Looking to see the Boston fireworks, or commuting regularly, all MBTA service changes are updated in Moovit.

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    MBTA July 4th Service Changes:

    • ¬†T, Bus, and Commuter Rail¬† Fares will be free after 9:30 PM for Subway, Bus, and Commuter Rail.
    • Subway will run on a Saturday schedule until 3 PM.¬†It will then run on a¬†weekday schedule for the remainder of the day.
    • ¬† Bus and The RIDE will run on a¬†Sunday schedule.
    • Ferry will run on the following service schedules:
      • Hingham/Hull/Logan to Boston¬†will run on a¬†Saturday schedule.¬†
      • Charlestown Ferry¬†will run on a¬†weekend schedule.
      • East Boston Ferry¬†will run on a¬†weekend schedule.
      • ¬†Lynn Ferry¬†will have¬†no service.
      • ¬†The direct¬†Hingham to Boston¬†route will have¬†no service.
    • ¬†Commuter Rail will run on a¬†weekend schedule.¬†The last train on each line will be held for a later departure time.¬†Bikes will not be allowed on board after 9:30 PM.¬†

    Trains departing from North Station

    LineTrain NumberRevised July 4th Departure
    Rockport111711:30 PM
    Newburyport116710:30 PM
    Haverhill 121511:25 PM
    Lowell131711:30 PM
    Wachusett141511:25 PM

    Trains departing from South Station

    LineTrain NumberRevised July 4th Departure
    Worcester151911:30 PM
    Needham1615 10:45 PM
    Franklin171711:30 PM
    Providence181711:30 PM
    Fairmont1925No Change 
    Middleboro102111:25 PM
    Kingston** 105711:30 PM (from South Station)
    Greenbush108511:15 PM

    ** Train #1057 will originate in Boston instead of Braintree at 11:30 PM, making all local stops.


    MBTA July Service Changes

    During July expect service changes on the Red, Green, Orange, Kingston, Middleborough, Greenbush, and Worcester lines. The MBTA will continue working to improve service reliability across the system.

    Red Line

    • Accessible shuttle bus service will replace evening trains between¬†JFK/UMass and North Quincy Stations¬†beginning at approximately¬†8:45 PM on¬†July 11-13¬†and¬†July 20.¬†
    • Accessible shuttle bus service will replace evening weekday trains between¬†JFK/UMass and Braintree Stations¬†beginning at approximately¬†8:45 PM on¬†July 21¬†and during the weekend of¬†July 22-23.

    Kingston, Middleborough, and Greenbush Commuter Rail lines

    • Accessible shuttle bus service will replace evening weekday trains between¬†South Station and Braintree¬†after¬†7:30 PM on¬†July 10-14¬†and¬†July 17-21, and during the weekend of¬†July 22-23.¬†
    • Accessible express shuttle bus service will also operate directly between South Station and Braintree Station.
    • Passengers should note that bicycles are not allowed on shuttle buses, and regular Commuter Rail fares will be collected between Kingston, Middleborough, Greenbush, and Braintree Stations. Keolis Customer Service Agents, MBTA staff, and Transit Ambassadors will be on-site at impacted stations to support riders.

    Green Line – July 15-16

    • On the¬†B Branch, trolley service will be suspended between¬†Boston University East and Haymarket Stations. Accessible shuttle buses will provide service between Boston University East and Back Bay Station on the Orange Line for continued parallel service.
    • On the¬†C Branch, trolley service will be suspended between¬†Saint Mary‚Äôs Street and Haymarket Stations. Accessible shuttle buses will provide service between St. Mary‚Äôs Street and Back Bay Station on the Orange Line for continued parallel service.
    • On the¬†D Branch, trolley service will be suspended between¬†Fenway and North Stations. Riders should travel one block to¬†Beacon Street at Park Drive in order to board the C branch shuttle for service to Back Bay Station on the Orange Line for continued parallel service.
    • On the¬†E Branch, trolley service will be suspended between¬†Heath Street and North Stations. Riders are instead encouraged to utilize Route 39 bus service.

    Green Line – July 17-18

    • Shuttle bus service will replace the entire Green Line B Branch¬†between¬†Kenmore and Boston College Stations¬†for 12 days from¬†July 17-28.
    • Riders should note that shuttle buses will not service Allston Street, Griggs Street, or Packard‚Äôs Corner for accessibility reasons.¬†

    Green Line – July 18-August 28

    • Green Line¬†train service between¬†Lechmere and Union Square Stations¬†will be suspended for 42 days from¬†July 18-August 28.
    • Riders can use bus routes 86, 91, and 87. Use Mooviters Trip Planner.

    Green Line – July 29-August 9

    • Green Line¬†service will be suspended between North Station and Government Center Station with riders instead asked to walk above ground between these stations ‚Äď Government Center, Haymarket, and North Station are each less than a half mile from each other (about a five- to 10-minute walk), and the distance between Government Center to North Station is about three-quarters of a mile (about a 13-minute walk).

    Orange Line

    • Between July 29 to August 9, Orange Line trains will bypass Haymarket Station. Orange Line riders should instead exit at North Station or State, which are less than a half-mile from Haymarket (or a four- to eight-minute walk), and travel to the Haymarket area.

    Framingham/Worcester Line

    • Framingham/Worcester Line¬†weekend trains will be replaced with accessible shuttle bus service between¬†Worcester and Grafton Stations¬†from¬†July 29-30.¬†

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