One at North Station, one at Reservoir, both making life more interesting for morning commuters.
Dead train at Reservoir around 8 a.m. means no inbound service, natch. And no announcements on increasingly crowded platforms, either.
Some commuter-rail passengers didn't fare much better.
Paul Levy provides the proof, with a video survey of the secret nip burial ground at Reservoir:
So far this morning trains have had to be taken out of service on the Red, Orange and Riverside lines. The E Line is stopping at Brigham Circle because of a car accident further up the line. No word yet from the Blue Line.
If you're staying in town for the long Memorial Day Weekend, you'll want to be aware that the D Line will be out of service from Saturday through Monday night. Buses will be in service to provide transportation between Reservoir and Fenway subway stations, according to the MBTA.
The MBTA will be working on reconstruction of the Dean Street bridge during this time.... Read more
Dead Orange Line train at North Station. Phil R. reports in from Reservoir:
No working signals & MBTA personnel at every stop between here and (at least) Newton Ctr. NOT A GOOD SIGN
Sean Haire captured the scene this morning at the Reservoir T stop.
This is not how I like to find out about service disruptions:
The MBTA employees on site were as surprised as I was - they had only found out about it shortly before my arrival.
Personally, I'm tired of waiting for the MBTA web site to become fully functional... Read more