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MBTA releases service information for Marathon Monday

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  The MBTA recently announced service information and a special Commuter Rail fare for the day of the 2022 Boston Marathon.

  To find the best Marathon viewing location on the T, riders are encouraged to visit the MBTA’s Boston Marathon Guide at mbta.com/Marathon, which highlights MBTA stations closest to the Marathon route and includes helpful information on purchasing fares, parking and more.

The MBTA also reminds riders that face coverings are required on all MBTA vehicles and within the system – with more safety information available at mbta.com/ridesafer.

Commuter Rail Marathon Pass

  On April 18, the MBTA will offer a special $15 Marathon Pass valid for all-day, unlimited travel on all Commuter Rail lines through all zones. This special $15 Marathon Pass is available for purchase beginning April 11 through April 18 on the mTicket app and from ticket offices at North, South and Back Bay Stations. The $15 Marathon Pass is also available aboard trains via cash or credit card on April 18 only. Riders should note that the $15 Marathon Pass cannot be purchased at fare vending machines, and it is not valid for subway or bus travel.

MBTA service information for the 2022 Boston Marathon

  For public safety reasons, Copley Station will be closed for the entire day on April 18. Riders are instead encouraged to use Arlington Station (serving all Green Line branches), Prudential Station (Green Line E branch), Hynes Convention Center Station (Green Line B, C and D branches) or Back Bay Station on the Orange Line. From approximately 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., above-ground Green Line stops at South Street (B branch), Kent Street (C branch) and St. Mary’s Street (C branch) will be closed.

  The Red, Orange, Blue and Silver Lines will operate a regular weekday schedule on April 18 with additional service before and after the race.

  Buses will operate a regular weekday schedule on April 18, though some bus routes will be detoured to accommodate the Marathon and other festivities. Customers are encouraged to subscribe to T-Alerts for more information on these changes.

  All Commuter Rail lines will operate a regular weekday schedule on April 18 – except for the Newburyport/Rockport Line. As part of broader service changes to accommodate signal, track and bridge improvement work, Newburyport/Rockport Line riders should note, shuttle buses will operate from Rockport to Salem Stations on April 18 with trains operating from Salem to North Stations. Shuttle buses will also operate from Newburyport to Salem Stations on April 18 with trains operating from Salem to North Stations. A separate schedule for each time frame will be available on mbta.com.

  All commuter boat and ferry service as well as The RIDE service will operate a regular weekday schedule. The RIDE may be detoured to accommodate the Marathon and related events.

  Bicycles are prohibited onboard all MBTA subway vehicles (including folding bicycles) for the entire day on April 18. Backpacks, coolers, cans, bottles and large items are not permitted at the Marathon.

Parking information

  Customers planning to park in an MBTA garage or lot on April 18 should allow additional travel time and note that some garages and lots might fill very quickly due to heavy parking demand. Real-time parking capacity information for Alewife, Beverly, Braintree, Route 128, Salem, Quincy Adams, Wonderland and Woodland continues to be tweeted from @MBTA_Parking.

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