MBTA offers additional service after demonstration in Copley Square

BOSTON (WHDH) - For safety reasons, Copley Station was closed starting at 11:30 a.m. on Sunday.

The station was scheduled to stay closed until the protest against President Trump’s immigration order has concluded.

Green Line customers were asked to use Arlington and Hynes Stations for access to Copley Square.

Copley Station has since been open according to the MBTA on Twitter. Regularly scheduled service has resumed.

The MBTA has added personnel to provide customer assistance. The have also added extra trains on the Green Line.

The MBTA announced they would add a bus service from Arlington to Riverside Station.

The protest began at 1:00 p.m., at the site of Copley Square’s Khalil Gibran Plaque.

 

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