The T has shut its busiest station after a pipe burst and sent water flooding onto the station floors. This comes not long after a briefly flaming Green Line trolley roof at Park Street caused delays on that line.
Ben Rey, who took the photo, reports he got on the last train to Forest Hills from DTX, around 1:20 p.m. Both lines are still running, but bypassing the station.
Copyright Marla M. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.
A train died at Downtown Crossing and now the MBTA reports "moderate" delays towards Ashmont and Braintree. Peter Amstutz reports the train had help on its journey across the River Styx:
at RL at DTX, was a commotion & someone yelling stop the train, someone pulled emergency break, whole train out of service!
Garry Waldeck spotted Johnny Reb's pickup in Downtown Crossing this morning. The truck's registered in Pennsylvania, which, we seem to recall from history class, was on the Northern side during the War of Southern Aggression.
At 6:01 p.m., the MBTA reported "moderate" delays on the Orange Line towards Forest Hills after a train gasped its last at Downtown Crossing - the second Orange Line train to die in today's afternoon rush hour.
Stabbed in the leg at West and Tremont streets around 9:30 p.m.
A man who'd taken to robbing a different Boston-area bank once a month was arrested today, the US Attorney's office reports. Read more.
The MBTA reports "moderate" delays on the Orange Line towards Forest Hills due to a train giving up the ghost at Downtown Crossing, which has apparently become the go-to place for Orange Line trains that have lost the will to live.
The T says it's gotten the track-repair equipment that gummed up the Red Line at Andrew off the tracks, but that the Orange Line is still having problems due to an Orange Line train that bought the farm earlier at Downtown Crossing.
Jesse Lacatena, 23, and Elisha Rockett, had bail set at $50,000 and $100,000 respectively for their role in a bloody fight that started on Spring Lane early Friday. Read more.
A woman seems to be debating what to do as a couple of Redcoats march past in Downtown Crossing this morning, as Alex Cox shows us.
One of the statues in the Irish Famine Memorial couldn't get this pigeon off her head at lunchtime today.
Matthew Cody, 31, of Arlington received the sentence today following his conviction yesterday on two counts of assault with a dangerous weapon for a 2015 incident on West Street after he got off work at a downtown restaurant. Read more.
A South End man faces charges on both sides of the river for trying to carve up people during robberies over the weekend in both Downtown Crossing and Harvard Square. Read more.
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