At least they're moving up the line: Instead of Braintree, this time the balky Red Line signals are in North Quincy, where they are causing "moderate" delays into town.
The T is reporting "minor" delays in both directions due to an inbound Red Line train that made North Quincy its final destination around 9:40 a.m.
UPDATE: T workers had to corral the train because it was coming down the tracks with no driver.
A train left its earthly body at North Quincy this morning, leaving the Red Line no choice but to immediately go into "severe delay" mode in both directions. But, hey, at least it wasn't signal problems today, amirite?
WCVB reports on an incident at North Quincy this morning.
By all accounts, the T ran pretty well yesterday. Today? Well, Kyle Geiste explains this photo he took at North Station:
Lechmere-bound platform at North Station. 3-4 trains have passed us. There must be a better way.
It is, naturally, even worse on the Red Line, where trains took a break from expiring yesterday, but picked up where they left off today. As Nancy explains:
Matt Laskowski was in the North Quincy Red Line station around 4 p.m. yesterday when the station became suffused in the golden glow of the setting sun. "The light was just incredible," he says.
Dead train at North Quincy this late Friday afternoon.
A dead train at Park coupled with a medical emergency means Green Line commuters are not smiling this morning.
And the sixth train just went by and I'm still on the platform. 17 yrs commuting on the Red Line & it's never been this bad.
Transit Police report they're looking for this guy for going balls to the wall on a hurtling Red Line train Sunday night.
In 2013, the Red Line is now 3 for 3 for morning delays, this time due to signal problems at North Quincy.
The Green Line also had problems, outbound on the B branch, due to a dead train.
A Boston man suffered serious injuries when hit by an inbound Red Line train at North Quincy around 12:15 a.m., according to MBTA Transit Police, who report they are still investigating how he wound up on the tracks:
Around midnight, by two men, the Patriot Ledger reports.
Have something to say to the guy in charge of the T? Of course you do. Tomorrow's your chance: Richard Davey will be at the North Quincy stop on the Red Line between 7 and 9 a.m. "to customers concerns, and promote public transportation."
Nowhere near the City of Presidents? He'll be doing a whole lot of listening every Thursday for the next few weeks, including Thursday, April 15 between 7 and 9 a.m. at Dudley Square and the same time on April 22 at Kenmore.
Fell off the platform at the station shortly before 4 p.m., was rescued by Quincy firefighters and Quincy and MBTA police, according to a tweet from the MBTA Transit Police Intelligence Unit. The incident briefly backed up outbound Red Line traffic and meant turning off the power, which left passengers in at least one train in the dark.