Town of Acton, MA
Acton Train
South Acton Comuter Rail Train Station
Rendering of new South Action station house

Construction Schedule

South Acton station construction started in spring 2013 and will continue through fall 2015. Expecting the completion of the inbound and outbound side of the station in autumn 2015.


  • Prepare construction support areas and temporary facilities, clear the site, and relocate & reconstruct impacted utilities. Some spaces lost in the main parking lot.
  • Begin construction of the inbound platform. Temporary platform remains in operation -- no station access from Maple Street.
  • Construct Martin & eastern Central Street grade crossings.


  • (Construction delay caused by a subcontractor.)
  • Portions Railroad Street lot closed. Finish inbound platform. Begin construction of station houses, pedestrian bridge, outboud platform and second track.


  • Complete inbound and outbound station houses, including main entrance to inbound platform via overhead bridge, stairs, and elevators.
  • Complete access from Maple Street. Open Maple Street entrance.
  • Remove temporary platform. Construct new second track.
  • Complete access to output platform. Perform all systems testing.
  • Remove all construction related measures and restore all staging and other disturbed areas. Parking restored to full capacity.