Sarah Pekala shows us the aftermath of the two-car crash on Comm. Ave. at Sutherland shortly after 8:30 a.m. that resulted in Green Line trolleys having to just sit there.
Track is whack at Packards Corner, so the T is hauling B Line passengers between there and Washington Street by bus. On the Red Line, there's a dead train just moldering somewhere on the tracks between JFK/UMass and Braintree.
SC had a front-row seat for T workers trying to re-rail a trolley that fell off the rails at Boston College tonight. "Type 8, of course," he writes.
The T is reporting "moderate" delays on the B Line due to a trolley that, if it's lucky, won't just be pulled out back and shot.
A B Line trolley and a car came together in Allston's curve of doom at Comm. Ave. and Warren Street shortly before 5:30 p.m. Andrew Curtis arrived on scene not long after.
Emily shows us why the Green Line came to a standstill shortly after 11 a.m.
The derailment happened at BC, there were no injuries and now it's buses all the way down Comm. Ave. for B riders.
A downed wire near Harvard Avenue is causing grief for anybody trying to get anywhere on the B Line tonight.
Just "minor" delays on the Green Line so far, the T reports.
Meghan Rauber reports it's so pokey "Pokemon GO registers it as me walking and i can hatch so many eggs."
The T is now busing Green Line riders between BC and Babcock because of a trolley that died of unnatural causes.
Mike shows us what it looks like when a car hits a pole on the Green Line along Comm. Ave. at Sutherland Road.
Around 12:40 p.m., debris sitting atop a switch on the inbound Green Line tracks just before Blandford started to smoulder and then just plain out began burning. From inside an inbound trolley, Lucas Neves watched a T inspector try to deal with the situation before Boston firefighters arrived to douse the hot mess.
The T is reporting "severe" delays on the B Line due to a "power problem" near Chestnut Hill Avenue. The buses are rolling between Babcock and BC.
After trying, but failing, to cut off a trolley at Linden Street and Comm. Ave. around 6:30 p.m., the driver of the Escalade could have backed off, let the trolley, and the other trolley coming from the other direction, through, then been on his way. But, no, of course not. As URNotinvisible shows, the guy got out of his land yacht and began yelling at the T driver.
As of 7 p.m., the T reported no problems due to yelling people standing on tracks, so presumably this particular logjam has been fixed (you didn't, however, ask about the signal problems at Park Street).
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