- Foxboro (MBTA station)
Foxboro station on the
MBTA Commuter Railsystem is only used for special events, such as New England Patriotsfootball games, at nearby Gillette Stadium. It lies on the otherwise unused line between Mansfield and Framingham, owned by CSXas their Framingham Subdivision. The line was part of the Boston, Clinton, Fitchburg and New Bedford Railroad, Old Colony Railroad, New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroadand finally Conrailuntil 1998, when it passed to CSX.
Nonstop trains to the station come from Boston's
South Stationvia the Franklin Lineto Walpole, and from Providence via the Providence/Stoughton Lineto Mansfield. The service started with the opening of Foxboro Stadiumin August 1971; Providence service ended soon but was brought back in 1994.
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