Green Line

By - 4/4/18 - 6:48 pm

An empty BC trolley coming around the loop at Park Street derailed this evening. No injuries. Service is continuing, but with only one track in use, instead of the usual two, expect delays.

By - 4/4/18 - 3:48 pm

The MBTA reports an inbound Riverside Line has a "power problem" at Newton Centre, which is causing 20-25 minute delays.

By - 3/14/18 - 10:53 am

There's an outbound D trolley with a wire problem gumming up the works at Boylston. Boston firefighters went into the tunnel to help evacuate passengers.

The T has resorted to urging riders to get on the Orange Line for downtown stops.

By - 3/9/18 - 4:04 pm

Green Line workers are currently trying to haul away a dead trolley at Cleveland Circle. Their counterparts on the Red Line are doing the same thing with a dead train at Porter Square. Delays abound.

By - 3/9/18 - 8:35 am

The MBTA reports delays of five to ten minutes on the Green Line due to a trolley that had to be taken out back at Park Street with a busted door.

Earlier, a Red Line train couldn't make it out of Park Street, either, which was then compounded by signal issues at Charles/MGH.

By - 3/8/18 - 7:52 am
Tree on wires on the Riverside Line

Tree stopped the Riverside Line. Photo by MBTA.

Buses are running along the Riverside Line this morning after a tree tried to plunge to the ground early this morning only to be stopped by overhead wires. The C and E lines had issues, too, if not of the tree variety. Read more.

By - 3/2/18 - 10:49 am

A tree that fell on the Green Line tracks between Brookline Village and Brookline Hills means the T is now busing people between Fenway and Reservoir.

By - 2/23/18 - 9:20 am

The MBTA reports "minor" delays on the Riverside Line inbound due to a dead trolley at Beaconsfield.

By - 2/20/18 - 11:23 am

WCVB summarizes a consultant's report on just what sort of bad shape Green Line tracks are in.

By - 2/16/18 - 6:31 pm

The MBTA reports "moderate" delays on the Green Line inbound due to a deceased trolley at Copley.

By - 2/14/18 - 4:56 pm

The MBTA reports "moderate" delays on the Riverside Line due to a trolley that just will not budge at Newton Centre.

By - 2/8/18 - 4:19 pm

A non-viable trolley near Arlington is causing "moderate" delays on the Green Line, the MBTA reports.

By - 2/7/18 - 10:18 am

The MBTA reports "minor" delays on the Green Line inbound due to a deceased trolley at Copley Square.

By - 2/6/18 - 9:13 am
Sunrise over the Zakim and under the viaduct

Rob Littlefield watched the sunrise through the Green Line viaduct over the Charles near the Museum of Science this morning.

Cybah found an equally engaging view on the other side of the ol' Shawmut Peninsula: Read more.

By - 1/29/18 - 10:49 am
Woman's back

Najah snapped photos of a woman on the Green Line at rush hour who tried to use an entire pole to lean against so she could keep her hands free for holding the World's Largest Coffee Drink and keeping up with the day's news on her phone: Read more.

By - 1/25/18 - 6:52 pm

Harry Grillo posts photos of the B Line trolley with a broken pantograph gumming up the works at Sutherland Road tonight. The MBTA reports "moderate" delays.

By - 1/23/18 - 8:50 am

Yes, once again, the C and D lines are suffering those mysterious power problems that are slowing trolleys to a crawl.

By - 1/22/18 - 10:44 am

There were delays on the Riverside Line due to a trolley that gasped its last at Government Center, but the MBTA assures us things are hunky dory there again.

By - 1/22/18 - 9:28 am

UPDATE, 3:30 p.m. The power problems persist and are now affecting the Riverside line, too.

The MBTA reports "minor" delays on the C Line due to yet another unspecified power problem. Robinec helps define "minor":

I've been on the C line for more than 30 minutes now and we’re still not even underground.

By - 1/19/18 - 8:51 pm
Potsquatch

Potsquatch, Springfield's leafiest mascot, paid a call on the Hub today. Craig Caplan snapped his photo in Downtown Crossing. Read more.