Union Station Accessibility Improvements

Union Station Accessibility Improvements

Union Station Improvements

At a Glance:

Union Station Rendering

  • Project start date - Fall 2021
  • Project completion - Winter 2023
  • Project cost - $45 million

Worcester's Union Station serves as an inter-modal hub, hosting Amtrak and Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority commuter rail service to Boston. The station is undergoing improvements to the platform, track and its accessibility to patrons. The upgrades will improve the station's function, capacity, level of service, safety and make it fully accessible.

New Features:

  • A new, high-level center platform
  • Upgraded track, signal, communications and infrastructure
  • New elevators, stairways and pedestrian bridge
  • Accessibility improvements to the commuter parking area

Learn more about this project on the MBTA website.

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What to Expect

Temporary Train Platform Access

Beginning in March 2022, passengers will now use a temporary platform to board trains. Signage will direct riders from the parking garage through the station, leading them to the temporary platform. Riders will also be able to access the temporary platform from the Commuter Rail parking lot.

Any service changes during the project will be posted on the MBTA website for passengers to check before traveling.

What's going on at Union Station?

Project Updates Station Alerts

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