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New Stoughton Train Schedule Starts Sept. 12

The Amtrak Northeast Corridor Tie Replacement Project is expected to wrap up; The Providence/Stoughton line will have a newly modified schedule starting September 12.

Commuters using the Stoughton MBTA face a new schedule starting Monday, Sept. 12.

The modified Providence/Stoughton commuter rail schedule arrives with the wrap-up of the Amtrak Northeast Corridor Rail Tie Replacement Project, the MBTA and the Massachusetts Bay Commuter Railroad Company announced Thursday. The railroad company operates the commuter rail.

Crews have been replacing ties on between Boston's Back Bay station and Forest Hills since June.

The project prompted temporary schedules for the Providence/Stoughton, Franklin, Fairmount and Needham lines starting June 11.

All but the Providence/Stoughton line resume regular weekday service Sept. 12, the MBTA and MBCR said.

Stoughton's commuter rail station is located off Wyman St.

The changes to the Providence/Stoughton schedule are:

Weekday Inbound:

  • Train 8802: Departs TF Green at 6:33 p.m.; Arrives Providence at 6:48 p.m.
  • Train 8804: Departs TF Green at 7:38 p.m.; Arrives Providence at 7:53 p.m.

Weekday Outbound:

  • Train 8801: Departs Providence at 5:41 a.m.; Arrives at TF Green at 6:01 a.m.
  • Train 8803: Departs Providence at 6 a.m.; Arrives at TF Green at 6:25 a.m.
  • Train 813: Departs South Station at 4:35 p.m.; Arrives at Providence at 5:44 p.m.
  • Train 815: Departs South Station at 5 p.m.; Arrives at TF Green at 6:25 p.m.
  • Train 817: Departs South Station at 5:40 p.m.; Arrives at TF Green at 7:03 p.m.
  • Train 819: Departs South Station at 6:10 p.m.; Arrives at TF Green at 7:30 p.m.

Weekend Outbound:

  • Train 1805/2805: Departs South Station at 11:05 a.m.; Arrives at Providence at 12:15 p.m.
  • Train 1807/2807: Departs South Station at 1:05 p.m.; Arrives at Providence at 2:15 p.m.
David Allen Lambert September 06, 2011 at 12:22 PM
What I would like to know when the Stoughton inbound trains will return to the pre-June schedule. Right now there is an 8:05 inbound and and 9:40 inbound with nothing between. Since I put my daughter on the school bus it now throws off my work schedule. At $186. per month I wish they could squeeze in another train ASAP between the above two time slots.
Rob Mitchell September 07, 2011 at 02:42 PM
Yeah, there used to be an 8:28am train that was good enough for getting the kids off to school and then get to Stoughton station fast enough to park and hop-on that train. The 8:05am probably doesn't help commuting families very much.
Rob Mitchell September 07, 2011 at 02:47 PM
I shulda known better ... I just checked the MBTA website and starting 09/12/2011 the weekday inbound morning trains are 6:28am, 6:56am, 7:48am, and 8:28am (plus others) so its nice to have the flexibility back. Here's the link: http://www.mbta.com/uploadedfiles/Documents/Schedules_and_Maps/Upcoming_Schedules/Commuter_Rail/Providence.pdf

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