Orange Line

By - 9/22/17 - 11:28 am

The MBTA reports "moderate" delays on the Orange Line towards Forest Hills due to a train giving up the ghost at Downtown Crossing, which has apparently become the go-to place for Orange Line trains that have lost the will to live.

By - 9/22/17 - 8:52 am

The T says it's gotten the track-repair equipment that gummed up the Red Line at Andrew off the tracks, but that the Orange Line is still having problems due to an Orange Line train that bought the farm earlier at Downtown Crossing.

By - 9/20/17 - 6:28 pm
Trees on the Orange Line

The T's Joe Pesaturo shows us the trees that came down on the Orange Line tracks near Oak Grove late this afternoon.

The T swapped in buses, but, of course, they had some trouble keeping up with the demand, as Jill shows us at Wellington: Read more.

By - 9/15/17 - 11:44 am
New Back Bay restrooms

The MBTA is showing off the revamped restrooms at Back Bay station, which opened this week.

By - 9/6/17 - 11:12 am

A train decided to end it all at Community College and now the Orange Line is wicked slow.

By - 8/30/17 - 3:38 pm
Sanchez

Transit Police report arresting Robert Sanchez, 49, for allegedly exposing himself and masturbating in full view of at least one woman near the fare gates at Back Bay station around 3:30 p.m. yesterday.

Sanchez was charged with open and gross lewdness, police say.

Innocent, etc.

By - 8/27/17 - 10:27 pm

Transit Police report arresting a New Bedford man they say put another man in a headlock and then chomped him in a briefly successful attempt to steal money the victim had just taken out of an ATM. Read more.

By - 8/26/17 - 3:04 pm

The MBTA reports "moderate" delays on Orange Line service towards Forest Hills due to a train that got overripe at Haymarket.

By - 8/18/17 - 10:34 am

"Minor" delays on the Orange Line to Oak Grove as a results, the MBTA advises.

By - 8/17/17 - 7:32 pm
People waiting for a shuttle bus on the Orange Line

Tim Hanafin shows us the sitch at Community College around 6:50 p.m., after a train dumped him and everybody off there, leaving them stranded, waiting for a shuttle bus or a sign from God or something.

By - 8/14/17 - 12:28 pm
Guy with manbun escorted off Orange Line tracks

John Kendricken reports his Orange Line train came to a halt between Ruggles and Mass. Ave. late this morning due to a guy who decided to hang out on the tracks. For his safety and that of the Transit cops sent to get him out of there, the T cut power on the line, Kendricken reported around 11:30:

It's starting to get really warm and smelly in here.

By - 8/11/17 - 8:46 am

The Herald reports on an inciddent the other day at Chinatown on the Orange Line involving a couple of the non-union "ambassadors" a contractor had supplied to replace MBTA customer service agents at T stations.

By - 8/2/17 - 10:37 pm

"Moderate" delays towards Oak Grove due to a train that bought the farm at Chinatown, the MBTA advises.

By - 8/1/17 - 3:33 pm

The MBTA reports "moderate" delays on the Orange Line due to switch problems at Forest Hills, where trains were already limited to just one side of the platform due to work on Arborway-related station renovations.

By - 8/1/17 - 11:43 am
Ziu

Transit Police report arresting Ilirian Ziu, 50, of East Boston, on civil-rights and destruction-of-property charges for an incident on July 13 at the Ruggles station on the Orange Line.

Read more.

By - 7/25/17 - 6:06 pm

UPDATE, 6:25 p.m. The T stop has been re-opened and normal service is resuming.

The Orange Line came to a halt in both directions after State Police responded to Bunker Hill Community College for a bomb threat late this afternoon. The T is now running shuttle buses between North Station and Sullivan Square.

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 - 7/19/17 - 1:37 pm

"Moderate" delays on the Orange Line due to signal issues at Oak Grove, the MBTA reports.

By - 7/14/17 - 9:55 pm
Wanted man

Transit Police report they are looking for this man for an incident at Ruggles on the Orange Line, shortly after 6 p.m. yesterday. Police say the guy "targeted two females based on their perceived country of origin with verbal abuse" and, as long as he was at it, smashed a window on a passing outbound train. Read more.