BOSTON (WHDH) – Changes to the Commuter Rail schedule approved in December will be taking effect on Saturday, Jan. 23, according to a press release from the MBTA on Thursday.

Commuter Rail weekend service will only run on select lines while weekday trains are expected to increase slightly, T officials said.

Those lines include Newburyport/Rockport, Framingham/Worcester, Fairmount, Providence, and Middleborough, T officials said.

New winter service schedules will be made available on the T’s website on Jan. 15, which will include additional trains on the Middleborough Line, Fairmount Line, and Newburyport/Rockport Line, according to Thursday’s statement.

The new schedule increases weekday service levels by more than 50 percent compared to the same time last year, T officials said.

Current service levels are at approximately 10 percent due to the pandemic.

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