By - 3/1/18 - 8:10 am

The MBTA reports 10-15 minute delays (whoa, no more "moderate" and "severe," but specific times? Yay) on the Red Line due to "a disabled train with a power problem at JFK/UMass."

By - 2/7/18 - 8:05 pm

The MBTA reports "minor" residual delays on the Red Line caused by a train that gave up the ghost near JFK/UMass.

By - 1/26/18 - 8:43 am

A Red Line train breathed its last at JFK/UMass, but the MBTA reports the train has gone to that repair shed in the sky and now everything's back to normal.

By - 1/12/18 - 7:46 pm

The T is running buses between Ashmont and JFK/UMass because of some sort of power problem. Like maybe a bit of fire at Ashmont station.

By - 1/3/18 - 9:46 am

The MBTA reports it's removed the carcass of the train that died at JFK/UMass and caused the dreaded "severe" delays earlier this morning.

By - 12/30/17 - 9:54 am

The MBTA reports everything's back to normal on the Orange Line, where a train was taken out back and shot at Forest Hills, and on the Red Line, where a train left this mortal coil at JFK/UMass.

By - 11/3/17 - 9:08 am
People at JFK/UMass on the Red Line after a train dies

"Just another day on the Red Line," Kate O'Toole reports as she watches the hordes at JFK/UMass after everybody was ordered off an inbound train that had just decided life to give up the ghost.

By - 10/25/17 - 2:36 pm

The MBTA says it's disposed of the remains of a dead train at JFK/UMass and so the Red Line should be back to what passes for normal nowadays.

By - 9/21/17 - 12:10 pm

The train has since been taken to the Red Line equivalent of a glue factory and service on the Ashmont branch is supposed to be OK now, the MBTA reports.

By - 8/19/17 - 9:02 am
Wanted man

Transit Police have released a photo of a guy they want for an assault-and-battery charge for an incident on a Red Line train at JFK/UMass around 7:15 p.m. on Aug. 9.

According to a police spokesman: Read more.

By - 7/20/17 - 6:45 pm

John Stephen Dwyer reports on an incident at the Back Bay Orange Line stop around 2:30 p.m.: Read more.

By - 6/13/17 - 4:08 pm

"Moderate" delays on the Red Line due to signal bollixation at JFK/UMass, about 24 hours after similar problems yesterday, the MBTA reports.

By - 6/12/17 - 3:53 pm

And the hits just keep on coming: "Moderate" delays on the Red Line, the MBTA reports.

By - 4/5/17 - 10:23 pm

UPDATE, Thursday, 10 a.m.

Greenbush train 091 (which left South Station around 8:25 p.m.), hit somebody on the tracks just south of Savin Hill.

Transit Police report that the "trespasser," a 24-year-old man, was taken to a local hospital with serious injuries.

At 10:17 p.m., M.McG reported she and other passengers were still on the train, still not moving.

By - 3/25/17 - 6:12 pm

The T is reporting "moderate" delays on the Red Line due to what Nicoczar reports was a small fire on the tracks at JFK/UMass.

By - 1/23/17 - 4:34 pm

Just in time for the evening rush hour, the T reports "moderate" delays towards Alewife on the Braintree side due to some sort of track problem at JFK/UMass.

By - 1/6/17 - 9:12 am

The T had to hold a train from Braintree at JFK/UMass so Transit Police could remove a woman who refused to put out her cigarette, filling her car with the smell of smoke.

By - 12/19/16 - 6:59 pm
Marco Haynes

Transit Police report arresting a man they say punched a window on a Red Line train at JFK/UMass for not damn reason, causing a spider-web series of cracks, then just sitting down in a seat. Read more.

By - 12/16/16 - 8:38 am

The T's reporting "moderate" delays on the Red Line due to a train near JFK/UMass that suffered an attack of permanent frostbite.

By - 11/15/16 - 5:25 pm
Crowds at Downtown Crossing

Waldo and the rest of the maddened crowd at DTX. Photo by EJ.

UPDATE: 5:30 p.m. Trains have begun rolling again.

A small track fire near JFK/UMass has turned the evening Red Line commute into yet another exercise in futility.