Great News! Town of Needham Commuter Rail Riders! Starting November 21, 2016, the 8:02 am (Train #606) from Needham Heights will return! We heard your concerns, we worked for you and we are so pleased to share this news! Returning the current 8:10 am train to its original (pre-May 23) 8:02 departure time will address the frustrations and concerns shared by commuters who were deeply impacted by this schedule change.
Positive, effective work with commuters, the Needham Board of Selectmen, Town Manager Kate Fitzpatrick, my colleagues in the Legislature, President of Keolis Commuter Services and VP of Rail Service for Keolis North America, Gerald Francis, and MBTA GM of Rail Operations Jody Ray brings back the 8:02 train service from Needham Heights. Please continue to be in touch with our office, monitor Facebook and our website for further updates related to commuter rail service. Remember, this will take effect beginning November 21, 2016.