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"D" as in down for repairs

Posted by Ralph Ranalli April 30, 2007 10:28 AM

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(Photo: Jodi Hilton for the Boston Globe)

NEWTON

Service on parts of the Green Line’s D train will not be running from mid-June to September.

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority is closing down the tracks to make repairs, trim vegetation, and reconstruct stations. Work on the line, which is also known as the Riverside Line and the Highland Branch, will affect service at the Riverside, Woodland, Waban, Eliot, Newton Highlands, Newton Centre, and Chestnut Hill stations.

Shuttles will take passengers from Riverside station in Newton to Reservoir station in Cleveland Circle. The first phase of the project, from June 21 to July 31, will make the Riverside station more accessible for riders with disabilities.

The second phase is scheduled for Aug. 6 to Sept. 2. The MBTA will be adding extra shuttle buses during that period to accommodate fans of the Boston Red Sox, who who are scheduled to play nine home games during the period.

-- Connie Paige

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