Pretty much as soon as the T got that dead train out of the way at Davis, another train died at Alewife, so the delays are still severe.
It was a sluggish ride for Red Line riders at the height of rush hour this morning after a train refused to get out of bed at Alewife.
The MBTA now reports just "minor" delays from a train that was taken out back and shot at Alewife.
Around 7:25 this morning, the MBTA reported a train had died at Alewife. When are those Chinese trains getting here again?
The MBTA's reporting "moderate" delays due to a train that refuses to budge at the Cambridge end of the line.
The MBTA reports "moderate" delays on the Red Line outbound between Harvard and Alewife because of a train that kicked the bucket.
UPDATE, 5:55 p.m. The T has gone to "moderate."
Of course, the signal problems that caused the Red Line to creep this morning, although this time they're at Alewife and, so far at least, the delays are only "minor," the MBTA reports - phrasing that Meri would take issue with:
20+ minutes from S. Sta. And just now at Harvard. Crawling btwn stops. Standing by AGAIN.
"Moderate" delays on the Red Line due to a train with a permanent X across its personnel file, the MBTA reports.
A train suffered heat stroke at Alewife and now the Red Line has "moderate" delays.
The T reports "minor" delays because of signal problems at Alewife. Seth Rosenberg provides the opposing viewpoint:
This is a bold faced lie. I just got booted off a train at central that had moved 6 stops in 40 mins. At least call it severe.
Signal issues at Alewife are making for a less than optimal commute this morning.
Red Line riders know the drill.
The T says there are "moderate" delays on the Red Line due to malfunctioning signals at Alewife.
At least this time the signal problems happened early enough (like before 6 a.m.) that the T could fix them before the morning rush hour, although that's small consolation to the people who like actually depend on the Red Line early in the morning.
When not busy being deterred by residual dew, the Red Line is known for slowing down due to signal problems at Alewife, like now.
UPDATE: The T now blames signal problems at Alewife for ongoing delays.
Service all along the Red Line has come to a grinding halt due to a train that has left this mortal coil at Alewife.
Meanwhile, the Rockport/Newburyport is once again imitating the Fairmount Line.
On Saturday morning, officials will run an exercise at Alewife station to simulate what happens when a Red Line train stops in a tunnel and the tunnel and T stop start filling with smoke, Cambridge Police report. Read more.
A deceased trolley near Boylston is playing hob with the Green Line (an hour or so after another trolley flatlined on the E Line); a train is pushing up daisies at Alewife on the Red Line.
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