How the Wollaston Station Closure Affects Your Trip
Updated on October 3, 2018
What is the bus shuttle schedule?
October 1 – 5
|Days||Monday – Friday||Shuttle Service||All day: Wollaston Shuttle|
October 6 – November 1
*On Monday, October 8, the Wollaston Shuttle will run all day.
November 2 – 29
Where are the shuttles right now?
Where are the shuttle stops around Wollaston?
There are 4 shuttle stops around Wollaston Station.
The Wollaston Branch Library stop serves both inbound and outbound directions, so for many customers, it's the fastest way to reach the Red Line.
Shuttle stops inbound to North Quincy:
- Wollaston Branch Library
- Wollaston Station
Shuttle stops outbound to Quincy Center:
- Wollaston Branch Library
- Hancock St at Woodbine St
- Newport Ave at Beale St
Download an informational flyer:
How will bus shuttles replace Red Line service?
All shuttles are free and accessible to people with disabilities.
Please note: Red Line trains bypass Wollaston Station but continue to make stops at all stations on the Braintree branch.
Bus shuttles service North Quincy, Wollaston, and Quincy Center stations.
- Every 10 minutes during weekday rush-hour service
- Every 15 minutes during weekday non-rush-hour service and on weekends
Braintree Branch Shuttle
Bus shuttles replace Red Line train service between North Quincy and Braintree stations some weeknights after 9 PM and some weekends.
Shuttles run every 15 minutes.
How will bus shuttles replace Commuter Rail service?
On weekends through October 21, 2018, bus shuttles will replace Commuter Rail service on the entire Greenbush Line due to maintenance work. Shuttles will run from Greenbush to North Quincy to connect to Red Line subway service.
Kingston/Plymouth and Middleborough/Lakeville Lines
For service to South Station, riders can connect to Red Line bus shuttles at Braintree and then to Red Line subway service at North Quincy.
Where can I find parking?
423 parking spaces will be available at Wollaston Station during the closure.
125 additional parking spaces are available at North Quincy Station in the Newport Ave parking lot.
Additional bike parking will be available at Quincy Center Station and the West Squantum St entrance of North Quincy Station as space permits.
Are there any alternate transportation options?
For the cost of a subway fare, you can take the Commuter Rail between Quincy Center Station and South Station. Subway and Zone 1A monthly passes are accepted. Just show your CharlieCard or CharlieTicket to the conductor.
Please note: If you are taking the Commuter Rail from Quincy Center outbound to Greenbush, Quincy Center is Zone 1. This ensures you get the lowest interzone fare.
The 217 runs between Quincy Center, North Quincy, and Ashmont stations.
The Winthrop Ferry makes stops in Boston, Quincy, and Winthrop.
What's happening at Wollaston Station?
On January 8, 2018, Wollaston Station on the Red Line closed to undergo improvements to make it a fully accessible, modern, and code-compliant station.