Here is what you need to know in regards to changes the Commuter Rails scheduling for the month of April:
Starting Saturday, April 21 and running through Sunday, June 3 the MBCR will be performing weekend track work on the Fitchburg Line to upgrade it to a double tack system. The work will only be taking place between South Action and Fitchburg stations.
What you need to know:
|The Platform at Wickford Junction|
Courtesy: Wickford Junction
Beginning on Monday, April 23 the MBTA and MBCR will officially open their brand new extension of the Providence Line to Wickford Junction Station in New Kingston RI. Ten trains will travel to and from the new station every weekday (there will be no weekend service.)
There are two large changes in this new schedule that may affect customers they are as follows:
The new schedule for the entire Providence/Stoughton is available HERE.
Old Colony & Greenbush Lines
Beginning Monday, April 23 the MBTA and MBCR will be putting into place new schedules on the Plymouth/Kingston, Middleborough/Lakeville, and Greenbush lines. These new schedules will reflect the restoration of 70 MPH track speeds on all three lines.
According to the MBTA and MBCR changes to the schedules are minimal but they do reflect a reduction in trip times, which range from 5 to 10 minutes.
- The new Old Colony (Plymouth/Kingston and Middleborough/Lakeville) schedules are available HERE.
- The new Greenbush schedule is available HERE.