Red Line

By - 12/28/17 - 9:00 am

It was a sluggish ride for Red Line riders at the height of rush hour this morning after a train refused to get out of bed at Alewife.

By - 12/18/17 - 11:00 am

Another Red Line train has taken the siding to Valhalla, this time at Charles/MGH.

By - 12/18/17 - 8:42 am

two, actually. The MBTA reports rush hour was marred on both the Red and Orange lines by trains that crossed the river Styx.

Erica Mattison reports it took her 30 minutes to get from Ashmont to Broadway.

By - 12/17/17 - 5:51 pm

Just 36 minutes after announcing the resumption of Red Line service after the end of the weekend's Longfellow Bridge work, the MBTA announced "minor" delays on the Red Line towards Alewife due to a train passing through the Pearly Gates at Harvard.

By - 12/12/17 - 3:41 pm

MassDOT and the freight railroad CSX are battling the owner of a vacant parcel next to a currently dormant rail line behind the South Boston convention center over his proposal to lease out the space for construction companies to park their trucks there. Read more.

By - 12/7/17 - 9:36 am

The MBTA reports "moderate" delays persist on the Red Line long after evidence of the smoking train at Broadway has been cleaned up.

By - 12/5/17 - 5:02 pm

There's no longer a dead train at Braintree, but its non-existence on this corporeal plane isn't stopping it from causing what the MBTA describes as "moderate" delays.

By - 12/5/17 - 1:41 pm

The MBTA reports "moderate" delays on the Red Line's Braintree branch due to a train that has joined the choir invisible near North Quincy.

By - 12/3/17 - 6:21 pm

The Cambridge Fire Department reports one person required a trip to the hospital after somebody started spraying a canister of pepper spray on the ramp between the two Red Line platforms shortly before 6 p.m. Read more.

By - 12/1/17 - 10:12 pm

The MBTA now reports just "minor" delays from a train that was taken out back and shot at Alewife.

By - 12/1/17 - 9:50 am

The MBTA reports "minor" delays towards Alewife due to a train that curled into a ball and died at Central Square.

By - 12/1/17 - 8:58 am

Around 7:25 this morning, the MBTA reported a train had died at Alewife. When are those Chinese trains getting here again?

By - 11/30/17 - 11:00 am

The MBTA reports the dreaded "severe" delays on the Red Line due to a train that gasped its last at Porter Square.

By - 11/30/17 - 8:38 am

The MBTA reports it's managed to drag off a dead train at Alewife but that there are still "moderate" delays on the Braintree branch due to signal problems at Quincy Center.

By - 11/29/17 - 6:15 pm

The MBTA reports "moderate" delays because the signals at Braintree, they don't feel so well.

By - 11/27/17 - 9:04 am

"Moderate" delays on the Red Line due to the unresponsive train, the MBTA reports.

By - 11/21/17 - 10:57 am

The MBTA reports "severe" delays due to a Norwegian Blue of a train inbound at Charles/MGH.

By - 11/20/17 - 5:22 pm

Minor delays on the Red Line southbound due to signal problems, the MBTA reports.

By - 11/17/17 - 9:11 am

An outbound Red Line train was put out of its misery at Kendall Square and now there are "minor" delays on the line, the MBTA reports.