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July Service Changes: MBTA Continues Repair Work to Improve Reliability Across the System

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\nJune 18, 2024\n

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\nJuly Service Changes: MBTA Continues Repair Work to Improve Reliability Across the System\n

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MBTA Announces Service Plans for Friday’s Celtics Parade

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\nJune 18, 2024\n

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\nMBTA Announces Service Plans for Friday’s Celtics Parade\n

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MBTA General Manager Provides Update on Progress of South Coast Rail Project, Milestone Reached with New Testing Phase

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\nJune 14, 2024\n

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\nMBTA General Manager Provides Update on Progress of South Coast Rail Project, Milestone Reached with New Testing Phase\n

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MBTA to Run “The Lucky Express” Commuter Rail Service Between Oak Grove, Malden Center, and North Station on Sunday Evening in Support of Celtics Playoffs

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\nJune 5, 2024\n

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\nMBTA to Run “The Lucky Express” Commuter Rail Service Between Oak Grove, Malden Center, and North Station on Sunday Evening in Support of Celtics Playoffs\n

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Replacement of South Elm Bridge on Haverhill Commuter Rail Line Begins This Summer

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\nJune 4, 2024\n

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\nReplacement of South Elm Bridge on Haverhill Commuter Rail Line Begins This Summer\n

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    The Celtics championship parade is on Friday, June 21st. Please consider if your travel is necessary, as crowds and delays for service in both directions are expected. Bikes will not be allowed on board.MBTA.com/celtics

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