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Scheduled June 2024 Red Line Closures Impacting Cambridge -- What to Know

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Parts of the MBTA Red Line are scheduled to be closed the first and last weekends of June (June 1-2 and June 28-30).
 
Riders will take shuttle buses instead of trains on parts of the Red Line on the first and last weekends of June while the MBTA repairs tracks and makes improvements. 

All weekend: Saturday, June 1 and Sunday, June 2 

  • There will be no Red Line trains between Alewife (Cambridge) – Harvard (Cambridge) 
  • Riders will take FREE shuttle buses instead of trains at all Red Line stations.
  • Shuttle buses will stop at: Alewife (Cambridge), Davis (Somerville), Porter (Cambridge), Harvard (Cambridge)
  • The MBTA Bus Route 77 will be free.
  • The Commuter Rail will also be free between Porter (Cambridge) and North Station (Boston).

All weekend: Saturday, June 29 and Sunday June 30

  • There will be no Red Line trains between Alewife (Cambridge) – Harvard (Cambridge) 
  • Riders will take FREE shuttle buses instead of trains at all Red Line stations.
  • Shuttle buses will stop at: Alewife (Cambridge), Davis (Somerville), Porter (Cambridge), Harvard (Cambridge)
  • The MBTA Bus Route 77 will be free.
  • The Commuter Rail will also be free between Porter (Cambridge) and North Station (Boston).


Friday, June 28 at 8:45 pm. Through Sunday, June 30:

  • Trains leaving Boston will stop at Charles/MGH (Boston) and the next stop will be Central Square (Cambridge). 
    •  The Kendall/MIT Outbound (Boston to Cambridge) Station will be closed.

  • Getting to Kendall/MIT from Boston:
    •  Take the Outbound train to Central Square
    • Take the Inbound train (return towards Boston) to Kendall MIT. The transfer at Central Square will be free.

  • Going Outbound from Kendall/MIT:
    •  Take the Inbound train to Charles/MGH
    • Take the Outbound train to Central, Harvard, Porter, Davis, or Alewife. The transfer at Charles/MGH will be free.

 

The MBTA Red Line in Central Square will remain open June 1-2 and June 28-30.  


Begin Planning for July 2024 Red Line Closures

The MBTA Red Line is also expected to be closedSaturday, July 13 to Sunday, July 28. Riders will take shuttle buses instead of trains on parts of the Red Line for about two weeks while the MBTA repairs tracks and makes improvements.

These dates are subject to change. The City will update http://camb.ma/redline with resources and information on upcoming closures in Cambridge.

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Page was last modified on 5/29/2024 5:12 PM
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