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How the Wollaston Station Closure Affects Your Trip

Updated on March 13, 2019

Wollaston Station is closed for renovation for 20 months between January 8, 2018 and summer 2019. Shuttles are replacing some train service.

Learn more about the improvements at Wollaston Station

Where are the shuttles right now?

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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.

Bus shuttle shelter for Wollaston Station

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

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How will bus shuttles replace Red Line service?

All shuttles are free and accessible to people with disabilities.

Yankee bus shuttle during Wollaston's renovation

Wollaston Shuttle

Wollaston shuttle route/Red Line diagram

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.

Shuttles run:

  • Every 10 minutes during weekday rush-hour service
  • Every 15 minutes during weekday non-rush-hour service and on weekends

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What is single-tracking?

Single-tracking is when trains in both directions share one track.

Trains in both directions will travel on one track between North Quincy and Quincy Center as needed during weekday evenings Feb. 18 – March 22 during off-peak hours. 

Because of the configuration, there may be some delays.

Where can I find parking?


403 parking spaces will be available at Wollaston Station during the closure.

As of February 14, 2019, daily parking at Wollaston has been reduced to $2.

View Wollaston parking information


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?

Commuter Rail

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.

Local Bus

The 210, 211, and 212 run different routes between Quincy Center and North Quincy stations.

The 217 runs between Quincy Center, North Quincy, and Ashmont stations.