Green Line branch in Boston shut down due to broken rail

BOSTON (WHDH) - A track problem has shut down a section of the Green Line in Boston, officials said.

Service has been suspended on the E Branch between Brigham Circle and Heath Street due to a broken rail.

Given the location and condition of the track, repairs will take an “extensive effort” and they are expected to last through Friday, according to the MBTA.

Stops impacted by the closure include Brigham Circle, Fenwood Road, Mission Park, Riverway, Back of the Hill and Heath Street.

The MBTA is asking riders to use the Route 39 bus in place of the E Branch. Orange Line riders can connect to the bus route at Back Bay and Green Line riders can connect at Copley.

 

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