MBTA publicizes suspension of Inexperienced Line extension for 4 weeks

Less than five months after part of the Green Line extension opened, the MBTA is announcing plans to close tracks for four weeks and delay the opening of a new branch. The Green Line in both directions between Government Center and Union Square will be replaced by free shuttle buses starting August 22. through Sept. 18, the MBTA said Friday. Officials said the disruption is necessary to allow work on the Government Center garage project. Projects scheduled during this time include airline adjustments to the East Cambridge Overpass, which will remove speed restrictions, installation of sound barriers and testing of track and communications infrastructure. Also Friday, MBTA officials delayed the start date for the Medford branch of the Green Line extension. until the end of November. It was originally expected to open in late summer. It’s another blow to Medford riders, who are also affected by the MBTA’s plan to close the entire Orange Line for 30 days of maintenance and repairs starting Aug. 19. 9 p.m. Most of the work to be done during the diversion from August 22. through Sept. 18, are related to the opening of the Medford branch,” officials said in a statement. “The start date was also impacted by safety and operations support teams, which were previously prioritized for GLX but are now reallocated to other critical MBTA construction work, including the MBTA’s response to the Federal Transit Administration’s Safety Management Inspection.” At a recent MBTA Board of Directors meeting, members voted unanimously for up to $37 million. The Federal Transit Administration issued four separate directives in June following a safety review of the system. July. it issued an additional “safety suspension” order that will affect all employees working with disabled rail vehicles in T maintenance facilities and train stations. Among the problems identified by the FTA in June were thousands of known defects in rail infrastructure and a shortened operations control center.

Less than after five months As part of the Green Line extension begins operations, the MBTA announces plans to close tracks for four weeks and delay the opening of a new branch.

The Green Line in both directions between Government Center and Union Square will be replaced by free shuttle buses starting August 22. through Sept. 18, the MBTA said Friday. Officials said the disruption is necessary to allow work on the Government Center garage project.

Projects scheduled during this time include airline adjustments to the East Cambridge Overpass, which will remove the speed limit, installation of sound barriers and testing of track and communications infrastructure.

Also Friday, MBTA officials pushed back the opening date for the Green Line Extension’s Medford branch to late November. It was originally expected to open in late summer.

this another blow to riders in Medford which are also affected by the MBTA’s plan to close the entire Orange Line for 30 days of maintenance and repairs starting August 19. 9 p.m.

“Most of the work to be done during the diversion from August 22. through Sept. 18, are related to the opening of the Medford branch,” officials said in a statement. “The start date was also impacted by safety and operations support teams, which were previously prioritized for GLX but are now reallocated to other critical MBTA construction work, including the MBTA’s response to the Federal Transit Administration’s Safety Management Inspection.” directives”.

At a recent MBTA Board of Directors meeting, members voted unanimously for up to $37 million. USD deal with Yankee Line Inc. to provide shuttle buses on the Orange and Green Line projects.

Federal Transit Administration published four multifaceted directives in June after a system security review. She issued an additional order on a “security suspension” in Julyaffecting all employees working with disabled railway vehicles in T maintenance facilities and railway yards.

Among the problems identified by the FTA in June were thousands of known defects in rail infrastructure and a shortened operations control center.

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