Green Line

By - 1/11/18 - 9:02 am

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...

By - 1/9/18 - 5:29 pm
Stuck trolley in Newton

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.

By - 1/8/18 - 5:23 pm

The MBTA reports "moderate" delays on the Riverside Line due to a trolley now due a proper burial near Eliot.

By - 1/7/18 - 7:51 pm

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.

By - 1/5/18 - 8:40 pm

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.

By - 1/1/18 - 11:11 am

The MBTA reports "minor" delays on the Riverside Line due to a deceased trolley at Kenmore Square.

By - 12/30/17 - 2:01 pm

Seems somebody's car just up and died while the motorist was trying to cross the Green Line and now the T is busing riders between Washington and Babcock streets, because while a trolley ramming the car out of the way at full speed would be spectacular, it might scratch up the trolley.

By - 12/30/17 - 12:56 pm

A deceased trolley at North Station is causing "minor" delays for the ride to Lechmere, the MBTA reports.

By - 12/29/17 - 7:46 am

The MBTA reports "moderate" delays on the B Line inbound due to a dead trolley at Chiswick Road.

By - 12/19/17 - 4:54 pm

The MBTA reports "moderate" delays on the B Line due to a trolley past its expiration date at Sutherland Road.

By - 12/14/17 - 7:01 pm
Red Squadron members

Adam Castiglioni found Wedge and another Red Squadron pilot headed out this evening for a showing of the new Star Wars movie.

By - 12/13/17 - 9:31 am

"Moderate" delays due to the froze-up trolley at Washington Street, the MBTA says.

By - 12/8/17 - 9:29 am

The MBTA reports "minor" delays on the Riverside Line due to a flatlined trolley at Waban.

By - 12/7/17 - 4:18 pm

The MBTA reports "minor" delays on the Green Line due to a trolley pulling up more than just lame at Government Center.

By - 12/5/17 - 7:31 pm

The MBTA reports "minor" outbound delays on the B Line due to a trolley that bit the dust at Warren Street.

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 - 11/17/17 - 3:00 pm

State transportation planners working on the long delayed plans to extend the Green Line past Lechmere will recommend next week that the MBTA hire a consortium of companies to do the work, at a potential cost of no more than $1.1 billion - on top of what the state's already spent on the work. Read more.

By - 11/10/17 - 9:44 am

The MBTA reports "minor" delay on the B Line inbound due to a train that kicked the bucket at Harvard Avenue.

By - 11/9/17 - 12:22 pm

A trolley that flat-lined at Arlington means "severe" delays on the Green Line, the MBTA reports. At 12:16 p.m., Matthew Miller took advantage of that sweet in-tunnel WiFi:

Green line westbound is at a standstill - was saying a disabled train at Arlington while we were sitting at Park for 20 minutes, but now we moved a little bit and are still stuck