The MBTA reports "severe" problems on the Riverside Line due to a balky switch at Reservoir.
Earlier this afternoon, the Lechmere train I was on pulled into Government Center. After the robo-voice announced the station, it stated the usual "The destination of this train is Lechmere" twice. After the second destination announcement, the robo voice then stated "This train will run express to Haymarket."
About half the people in the front car, including me, immediately broke out in laughter.
"Minor" delays outbound on the Riverside Line, the MBTA advises.
The MBTA is reporting "minor" outbound delays on the Green Line due to a deceased trolley at Arlington.
In fact, the T is now running buses between Babcock and Washington streets on the B line due to a deceased trolley at Warren Street.
The MBTA reports "moderate" delays on the outbound Riverside Line because of a trolley that met its maker at Brookline Village.
"Moderate" delays on the Green Line to and from Brighton due to a deceased trolley at Packards Corner, the MBTA reports.
The MBTA reports "minor" delays because of a trolley that is lying prostrate at Hynes.
The Green Line is hosed: "Severe" delays between Park and Kenmore due to signal problems. Riders reporting 30-minute waits - when they can get on a train at all. Power seems to be just draining into a black hole at Copley. Uber went into surge-pricing mode as complete strangers banded together to grab one.
A severely indisposed trolley at Copley Square is causing "moderate" Green Line delays, the MBTA advises.
"Moderate" delays on the Riverside Line due to a trolley that met a sudden demise at Newton Centre, the T reports.
The T reports "minor" delays on outbound B, C and D trains through Kenmore Square due to signal problems.
UPDATE: And now there's a dead train at Reservoir.
Transit Police report arresting a Canton man for "conducting himself in a lewd manner" on a C Line trolley as it approached Coolidge Corner around 9:30 p.m. yesterday.
Robert Widberg, 53, already a Level 2 registered sex offender, was formally charged with open and gross lewdness.
The T is running shuttle buses between Fenway and Riverside due to a "wire problem" at Reservoir.
NBC Boston reports a trolley derailed at the Cleveland Circle yard and Beacon Street around 7:20 a.m. No injuries, no effect on service.
Why should T riders have all the fun? Roving UHub photographer Sean Owen reports car traffic being slowed to a crawl out by 128 this morning thanks to a slow-moving Green Line trolley (no doubt on its way to upstate New York to be refurbished).
Ryan McAskill admired the new artwork at Longwood this afternoon.
UPDATE: Transit Police report the suspect turned himself in.
Transit Police have issued a BOLO for a guy they say started screaming at a group of young kids and their chaperone on a Green Line trolley to Lechmere yesterday afternoon - and then physically attacked their chaperone at the station. Read more.
Tim Murphy, who normally drives trolleys on the Mattapan Line, was driving a Green Line trolley on Saturday. At 2:49 p.m., he found himself between Hynes and Copley - basically right under the spot where the bombs exploded four years earlier. He reports: Read more.