The MBTA reports "moderate" delays on the Riverside Line due to a deceased trolley at Longwood. Andy Stocker reports:
Stuck a train's length west of Longwood in the D line OB. Half hour. They say we'll move soon. Can't get off, not at platform.
The MBTA reports "moderate" delays on the Red Line due to signal issues at Porter Square. Ben Chan reports his normal 25-minute commute from Quincy took an hour this morning.
Commuters like myself are frustrated and pretty annoyed.
The MBTA reports "moderate" delays inbound on the Green Line due to a little trolley that couldn't at Boylston.
Trees fell, power lines snapped and cats raced through apartments looking for a safe space as the Great Sou'easter of 2017 roared through the state overnight. Read more.
The MBTA reports "minor" delays inbound due to a train joining the choir eternal at Andrew.
At 6:01 p.m., the MBTA reported "moderate" delays on the Orange Line towards Forest Hills after a train gasped its last at Downtown Crossing - the second Orange Line train to die in today's afternoon rush hour.
The T has pushed the inbound train out of the way, but still reports "moderate" delays on the Red Line.
The MBTA is reporting "moderate" delays on the D Line inbound due to a trolley that met its maker at Eliot.
The MBTA says it's disposed of the remains of a dead train at JFK/UMass and so the Red Line should be back to what passes for normal nowadays.
MassDOT announced today that it's installing specialized traffic signal systems along Beacon Street in Brookline, and Comm. Ave. and Huntington Ave. in Boston that will switch to green lights for approaching trolleys. Mass. Ave. in Cambridge will get similar treatment for buses. Read more.
The MBTA reports "moderate" delays even after workers hauled away the carcass of a dead Green Line trolley at Government Center.
Cybah has posted his latest batch of photos showing progress on the project to extend the Silver Line through East Boston into Chelsea by way of an old rail line. He took them around 5 a.m. today.
The MBTA reports it's hauled away the trolley that clutched its chest for the last time at Reservoir on the Riverside Line.
After not taking Commuter Rail for several weeks, I got a surprise as I had to pass through a gauntlet at South Station on the way to Fairmount early this afternoon. Some Campbell's-kids looking junior T employees confronted every aspiring passenger at the entry to Track 9. They demanded tickets for that specific train. I carped as I had to unburden myself of my Haymarket goodies and coffee to dig into my shirt pocket. The kid blocking me tried to be solemn in saying, "It's in the tariff!" Read more.
"Minor" delays on the Orange Line as a result, the MBTA says.
The MBTA reports "moderate" delays on the Riverside Line due to a trolley that breathed its last at Chestnut Hill.
The MBTA reports "minor" delays on the Riverside Line due to a terminated trolley outbound at Waban.