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.
The T is running buses between Ashmont and JFK/UMass because of some sort of power problem. Like maybe a bit of fire at Ashmont station.
The MBTA reports "minor" delays on the Orange Line left over from when an inbound train got to Sullivan Square and declared that was the end of its line.
Midwinter's Wolf reports Charles/MGH turned into a mosh pit this evening when an inbound train died there shortly before 6 p.m. and the T ordered everybody out after another train arrived to push it
into the Charles out of the way.
Only the platform was so crowded not everybody could get off the train. Read more.
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...
The MBTA reported "moderate" delays after a train up and exhaled no more at South Station around 6 p.m. - on top of ongoing signal issues at Park Street. Shortly after 7 p.m., Meredith Kay reported: Read more.
The MBTA reports "moderate" delays on the Red Line due to signal problems at Park Street.
Our commute on the #RedLine is taking so long today because of delays, there are people who are actually doing yoga on the train because they're going to miss their morning workout class. What a time to be alive.
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.
Bobert Fallon reports the station lobby is filled with water, but that you can still catch the train there, as long as you don't mind wading through a few inches of water to get to the track level.
Ksanfilsp posts video of a flooded lobby at the Braintree Red Line stop:
Turnstiles to get into the garage are broken, station is flooded, and we are delayed, at best, every other day
The MBTA reports "moderate" delays on the Riverside Line due to a trolley now due a proper burial near Eliot.
The afternoon rush hour got off to a grim start when a Red Line train succumbed to old age at Park Street. Although T workers managed to remove the body quickly, the line still has "moderate" delays, the MBTA reports.
The MBTA reports "moderate" delays on the Orange Line due to a troublesome trackside cable at Community College that started spitting sparks. The Boston Fire Department took a look, declared an all out, but not until trains were held up and down the line.
The MBTA reports "moderate" delays on the Red Line due to a train that flunked out at Harvard.
The T is advising people to add an extra 15 to 20 minutes to their morning commutes to account for the sort of delays you might expect on a system that still has problems dealing with frigid temperatures and heavy amounts of snow.
Train 900 (the 6:20 a.m. train from Stoughton) and Train 401 (the 6:25 a.m. train from Boston to Fitchburg) have been canceled. Read more.
The MBTA reports "severe" delays on the Red Line due to a dead train at North Quincy. This comes after an Orange Line train died near North Station.
A dead inbound trolley at Boylston is causing "moderate" delays on the Green Line.
Earlier, there were "moderate" delays on the Blue Line due to signal problems at Orient Heights and "moderate" delays on the Red Line due to a deceased Alewife-bound train.
The MBTA reports "severe" delays on the Orange Line due to a train that's dead on the tracks between North Station and Community College.
Kellie Veiga spotted this artist's conception of an express bus on fhe side of a 556 yesterday.
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