A dead train at Copley is putting the kibosh on the idea of using the Green Line to get out of town quickly this rush hour.
The T says service was pretty durn good on the four subway lines thanks to all the investments in things like new third rails and plows and dispatch centers.
So far this morning, the T has reported Red Line problems that include dead trains at South Station and near Ashmont, signal and switch problems on the Braintree branch and at Park Street. Green Line trolleys ran even slower than usual on the C line.
But as of 9:50 a.m., the T says everything's back to normal.
A trolley switched to the Styx tracks in Brookline Village, causing what the T says are "minor" delays.
The T is reporting "moderate" delays on the Green Line due to a "switch problem."
The T says Green Line trolleys will just zip through Kenmore starting in the third quarter of the Super Bowl and that the 8, 57 and 60 buses that normally stop at the station will also bypass the square.
The T says it's shutting down service at Kenmore at the request of Boston Police, who are taking a number of steps to keep possible Patriots celebrations in the square from getting out of hand.
UPDATE, 1:25 p.m. The T will run buses instead of trolleys between North Station and Lechmere for the rest of Friday as it works to fix the signal problems.
The T is reporting "moderate" delays due to an Orange Line train that kicked the bucket somewhere between North Station and Ruggles. And signal problems on the Green Line at North Station mean it might take you less time to walk between there and Lechmere.
Via e-mail this morning, we got a photo of some some graffiti in an elevator at the Park Street T station that seems to indicate the author's carefully considered desire to build a wall to keep out Section 8 recipients. Our correspondent reports he notified the T, which promised a cleanup crew was on the way.
Even with extra subway trains and more commuter-rail coaches, the T groaned under the load of the larger than expected crowds heading to the Women's March on the Common this morning. Read more.
A trolley that has gone to meet its maker at Boylston Street is causing "moderate" delays, the T advises.
The T is reporting "moderate" delays on the Riverside Line due to problems at Kenmore Square; initially reported as a dead train, but now as a more generalized power problem.
The Supreme Judicial Court today overturned a Dorchester man's convictions for open and gross lewdness and lascivious behavior at the Hynes Green Line stop in October, 2010 because prosecutors didn't present any witnesses to testify they were "shocked" or "alarmed" at the way he openly displayed his genitals, as required by Massachusetts public-decency laws. Read more.
A Quincy man was charged with indecent assault and battery for an incident Wednesday evening involving a Green Line worker on a trolley heading to Riverside, Transit Police report. Read more.
A Green Line trolley that has left this mortal coil near Boylston is causing "moderate" delays, the T reports.
The Green Line is back and running between Packards Corner and BC after some unspecified power problem knocked out service and got the T to bring in shuttle buses.
Jennie shows us the tree near Newton Centre responsible for the dreaded "severe" delays on the Riverside Line.
Kyle Clauss couldn't help but notice the Christmas decorations at Hynes this morning.
- 1 of 59
- next ›