Transportation
2:33 am
Tue July 9, 2013

Disruptions Coming to Commuter Rail Lines to Wickford

Amtrak is spending the summer replacing old railroad ties along the Northeast Corridor. This replacement work is coming to the MBTA’s line in Rhode Island, and starting Friday it will affect six lines delivering passengers to Wickford Junction. This includes trains that will stop at Wickford, but not at TF Green airport, or trains that will end at the airport and not continue on to Wickford.

The disruptions will only be on Fridays starting this week and will end on Friday August 9th.

Meanwhile the MBTA says railroad tie replacement work is also affecting trains Providence line into Boston between Back Bay and Forest Hills.

What are the Changes?

Train 8803 (5:45 a.m. train from Providence to Wickford Junction) will not stop at T.F. Green station.

Train 813 (4 p.m. train from Boston to Wickford Junction) will end at T.F. Green and not continue to Wickford Junction. Buses will be available to transport passengers to Wickford.

Train 817 (5 p.m. train from Boston to Wickford Junction) will end at T.F. Green and not continue to Wickford Junction. Buses will be available to transport passengers to Wickford.

Train 819 (5:40 p.m. train from Boston to Wickford Junction) will end at T.F. Green and not continue to Wickford Junction. Buses will be available to transport passengers to Wickford.

Train 8802 (6:55 p.m. train from Wickford Junction to Providence) will not operate. Buses will be available to transport passengers from Wickford Junction to T.F. Green and Providence.

Train 8804 (7:45p.m. train from Wickford Junction to Providence) will not operate. Buses will be available to transport passengers from Wickford Junction to T.F. Green and Providence.

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