MBTA announces service information for 2023 Boston Marathon

BOSTON — The MBTA has announced service information as the 2023 Boston Marathon is less than two weeks away.

The Red, Orange, Blue, and Silver Lines will operate a regular weekday schedule on April 17 with additional service before and after the race. Riders are asked to allow for additional travel time and expect some delays in service.

The MBTA Commuter Rail will be offering a special $15 Marathon Pass valid for all-day, for unlimited travel on all Commuter Rail lines through all zones.

This special $15 Marathon Pass is available for purchase beginning April 10 through April 17 on the mTicket app and from ticket offices at North, South, and Back Bay Stations.

The $15 Marathon Pass is also available aboard trains via cash or credit card on April 17 only. The special marathon pass cannot be purchased at fare vending machines and is not valid for subway or bus travel.

Copley Station will be closed all day on April 17. Customers are encouraged to use other green line stations. From approximately 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., above-ground Green Line stops at South Street (B branch), Kent Street (C branch), and St. Mary’s Street (C branch) will be closed.

Busses will operate on a regular weekly schedule on Marathon Monday but some bus routes will be forced to detour to accommodate marathon runners.

All Commuter Rail lines will operate a regular weekday schedule on April 17.

All commuter boat and ferry services as well as The RIDE service will operate a regular weekday schedule. The RIDE may be detoured to accommodate the Marathon and related events.

Bicycles will be prohibited onboard all MBTA subway vehicles (including folding bicycles) for the entire day on April 17. Backpacks, coolers, cans, bottles, and large items are not permitted at the Marathon.

Due to high demand, customers who plan on parking in an MBTA garage or lot on Marathon Monday should allow for extra time and know that some lots and garages fill up quickly.

For more information on the MBTA schedule during the marathon, and the best route for viewing the race, visit the link here.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates as more information becomes available.

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