"Minor" delays inbound, the MBTA says.
The MBTA reports a train-loving artist in China has prepared this work to honor the Chinese subway cars that will, if nothing goes wrong, start rolling out on the Orange and Red Lines over the next several years. The T adds that the Springfield assembly plant, where most of the cars will be built out of components shipped over from the People's Republic, opens for business today.
NJ Transit's trains are no longer the worst in the nation for breaking down and delaying commuters.
That mark of embarrassment went to Boston's Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority, which had the most commuter train breakdowns in 2016, according to federal statistics released Tuesday.
Transit Police report a man on the Fitchburg Line tracks near Nashoba Road was killed around 10:30 p.m. by a train. Foul play is not suspected, police say.
Around 9:15 p.m., Transit Police report. The man, hit on the outbound side, was taken to a local hospital in critical condition, police say, adding that foul play is not suspected.
Why, there were "moderate" delays on the Orange Line and everything, but the MBTA has removed the carcass and things are back to normal again.
Yeah, about that.
So far this morning, both the Orange and Red Lines have had delays due to trains that realized they were past their expiration dates.
Preservation of Affordable Housing and Nuestra Comunidad Development Corp. recently filed detailed plans for their 135-unit apartment building on what is now a parking lot next to the Mattapan trolley station. Read more.
Around 3:45 p.m. by an outbound Worcester Line train. Transit Police report the man, about, 20, was taken to a local hospital in critical attention.
I'm on an outbound Orange Line train that is just sitting at Community College, waiting for the T to remove the lifeless hulk of a dead train somewhere further up the line.
UPDATE: We sat at Community College for about eight minutes, then went into snail-emulation mode on the way towards Oak Grove.
David White provides the proof that the potholes/craters at the Dedham Corporate Center parking lot have gotten out of hand.
The MBTA is reporting "moderate" delays on the Orange Line due to signal problems at Forest Hills.