A train that died near Davis on the Red Line at the height of rush hour caused exactly the sort of delays and crushed riders on platforms that you'd expect.
The MBTA reports "severe" delays on the Red Line after a train failed its physical at Davis Square.
The MBTA is reporting "moderate" delays on the Red Line due to a train near Davis that thought it could, but coudn't.
About 7:45 this morning, right outside the Davis Square T station:
The MBTA reports "moderate" delays on the Red Line due to a train that sank into a perpetual torpor at Davis.
The Red Line is once again going slower than it usually does due to the Davis Square signal problem that first cropped up before yesterday's morning rush hour.
The MBTA is advising Red Line riders to set aside some extra time for their evening commute because the morning signal problems at Davis have become the afternoon signal problems at Davis.
File this under: When it rains, it pours, except the rain isn't supposed to come until tomorrow: At various points this morning, Red Line trains died at Davis, Central and Wollaston. The T current reports "moderate" delays.
At least it's not signals this time. The MBTA reports a dead train at Davis is gumming up the works. Among those on one of the baby-steps trains behind it is WBZ 1030 anchor Karyn Regal, who has gone into newsradio mode and is reporting her ride:
We have stopped. Woman next to me sets her lips in a thin grim line and shakes her head slowly; eyes closed.
The MBTA reports "moderate" delays on the Red Line because of a train exceeding its lifespan at Davis Square.
There's a train pushing up daisies at Davis that is causing "moderate" delays on the Red Line and a train that took too many Eat Me cakes at Wonderland that is causing "minor" delays on the Blue Line.
Boston Restaurant Talk reports the impending opening of a new outlet that sells bagels and donuts.
No word if they will also sell arancini, pancakes, certain Chinese sticky buns and sourdough bread, but they should. And then they could call it Round the World or something.
The T says only "minor" delays into town on the Red Line as a result.
Goddess of Art & War spotted this map and dots in the Davis Square Red Line stop.
And you know, if the thing stays, somebody's going to apply lots of blue and yellow dots, just because.
Mark Novak convinced him to pose for a photo tonight.
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