By Staff

FRAMINGHAM (CBS) — The Commuter Rail will be cutting back service for at least two weeks due to the impact of COVID-19 on its workforce. The Haverhill and Worcester lines will operate on an adjusted winter schedule starting Monday.

For Haverhill riders: trains starting or ending at Reading are canceled and the remaining trains will make all of the stops. The MBTA suggests riders consider the MBTA Bus 137.

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For Worcester riders: the local Framingham trains have been eliminated and Worcester express trips will make additional stops for riders between Boston and Framingham.

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All other lines will continue on their regularly scheduled routes.

The MBTA said the shift will be for two weeks initially and that “normal service resumes when workforce availability allows.”

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Rides are reminded to wear masks even if they are fully vaccinated. Staff