Green Line

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.

By - 1/19/18 - 5:57 pm

An outbound trolley at Copley Square kicked the bucket and now there are "moderate" delays on the Green Line, the MBTA reports. This is on top of problems on the Riverside Line due to an inbound train that died earlier at Reservoir.

By - 1/19/18 - 9:49 am

A Green Line trolley left this vail of tears at Brookline Village and now there are "minor" delays on the Riverside Line, the MBTA reports.

By - 1/18/18 - 10:51 am

It's down! It's up! It's down again! The MBTA reports it is rounding up buses to shuttle C Line riders between Kenmore and Cleveland Circle and D Line riders between Kenmore and Fenway because of the same sort of power issues that plagued the line earlier this morning.

By - 1/18/18 - 9:47 am

The MBTA is reporting "moderate" delays due to signal problems at Copley Square.

By - 1/18/18 - 7:40 am

An unspecified power problem this morning tuned the Green Line into a mechanical sloth. The C Line stopped running completely; buses were brought in between Kenmore and Cleveland Circle.

By - 1/11/18 - 9:02 am

The MBTA reports "minor" delays on the Green Line inbound due to a signal problem between Copley and Arlington. Or as Pat from Boston put it at 8:51 a.m.:

Been stuck at Copley for 10 minutes. Apparently signals are out between Copley & Arlington. Ughhhh so much for my 9am meeting...

By - 1/9/18 - 5:29 pm
Stuck trolley in Newton

Meg Hoffman reports:

Huge pile of snow just melted and fell off the roof and onto the tracks at Newton Centre outbound. T tried to push through it but got stuck.