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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 - 12/4/17 - 7:32 am
Delays on the Red Line

The current sitch. Photo by James T. Here's.

The MBTA reports "severe" delays on the Red Line due to an earlier deceased train at Andrew.

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 - 12/2/17 - 12:06 pm

Folks had more to say about it which you can read here.

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 - 7:33 pm

The MBTA reports "moderate" delays on the Blue Line due to a deceased train at Wood Island.

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 - 9:04 am

Ari Ofsevit reports that at a meeting yesterday, MassDOT planners said the proposed West Station on the Worcester Line has been put off to 2040, which is to say, put off to never. Read more.

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 - 11/29/17 - 10:45 am

The MBTA reports "minor" delays on three of the four Green Line branches due to a daisy-pushing trolley at Kenmore Square.

By - 11/28/17 - 12:30 pm

The MBTA is currently running shuttle buses between Newton Highlands and Cleveland Circle because a trolley on the Riverside Line, which was about to push a dead trolley onto a siding somehow snapped an overhead power line. Harry Grillo posted photos and an account of the issue.

By - 11/28/17 - 11:00 am

The MBTA reports "minor" delays on the Orange Line inbound from the north due to a dead train at Sullivan Square.

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

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

By - 11/25/17 - 11:01 pm

The MBTA reports "moderate" delays on the Orange Line even after getting a deceased train off the tracks.

By - 11/25/17 - 9:49 pm
Eagle atop South Station in Boston

Tom Griffiths realized tonight that, in the right light at night, the eagle atop South Station kind of looks more like an eagle sitting atop a pirate's head.

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

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