UPDATED: MBTA to Have Limited Subway and Bus Service Sunday
The transit shutdown will continue indefinitely.
[Updated Sunday, 10:48 a.m.] Looking to take the Green Line or the commuter rail in Newton? Well, you may want to keep shoveling out that car (or call a cab).
As crews continue to dig out from the blizzard, MBTA service in Newton will remain suspended Sunday.
Starting at 2 p.m., limited subway and bus service will run on the Red, Orange and Blue lines between Orient Heights and Government Center, and the Green Line between Kenmore and Lechmere, according to MBTA.com/weather.
Limited bus service will also operate on the 1, 23, 28, 39, and Silver Line Washington Street only.
Customers are encouraged to stay home and "use service sparingly," if possible, the website said.
Commuter rail routes will remain suspended through Sunday.
The MBTA weather update says regularly scheduled MBTA service will resume Monday morning.
“Customers should expect significant delays and plan extra time for their Monday morning commute as MBTA service recovers from the impacts of the storm. Due to significant snow accumulations, customers are encouraged to use caution at station platforms and bus stops,” the site says.
[Update: Sunday, 5 a.m.] The MBTA aims to have service restored by Monday. An update on the MBTA website says:
Due to the impacts of a severe winter storm, MBTA service remains suspended on all modes with a goal of restoring service on Monday, February 11, 2013.
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The now two-day blizzard that has crushed Boston has caused the MBTA to stay shut down through Saturday.
“Due to the impacts of a severe winter storm, MBTA service will remain suspended on all modes Saturday, February 9, 2013,” says a post on MBTA.com.
MBTA personnel will be clearing tracks in an effort to get the subways, commuter rail trains and buses back up and running.
The MBTA does not have an estimate on when service will resume.