RIPTA Passengers Can Still Connect to Commuter Rail in Providence Following MBTA Service Suspension to South Attleboro

March 9, 2021

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With the news that the MBTA has suspended commuter rail service to the South Attleboro train station until further notice, the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) is reminding passengers that they can use bus service to connect to commuter rail routes at Providence Station.  Also, RIPTA passengers who have previously used Routes 1 and 35 to travel to the South Attleboro station can instead take those routes southbound to Kennedy Plaza in downtown Providence. From there, they can either transfer to another route to travel to the train station or walk from Kennedy Plaza.

RIPTA offers bus service from Kennedy Plaza to the train station every five minutes from Stop G.  The routes providing this service are Routes 3, 4, 51, 54, 58, 62 and 72 traveling northbound from the Plaza.   For commuter rail trip times from Providence, please check MBTA schedule here.

RIPTA has service every five minutes from Bus Stop G at Kennedy Plaza to Providence Station.

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