Service on the Ashmont line is halted this afternoon as Transit Police investigate how a woman in her 20s wound up under a train at Shawmut station around 1:25 p.m.
An MBTA spokesperson says the woman was taken to the hospital with serious injuries after she was hit by an inbound train. The T is busing passengers between Ashmont and JFK/UMass while the investigation continues.... Read more
Brockton24_7 reports somebody jumped in front of an inbound Red Line train at Shawmut around 5:30 a.m. and that she was pulled out from under the second car alert and conscious. The T substituted buses between Ashmont and JFK/UMass.
MBTA Transit Police report arresting a man they say used a dolly to try to steal a 441-pound bomb-resistant trash barrel from the Shawmut stop on the Red Line.
Officers found Patrick Beech, 23, wheeling the "bomb-mitigation barrel" down Hancock Street on a hand truck, covered with a blanket, according to a police report.... Read more
Candelaria congratulates the MBTA for the new look of the Fields Corner and Shawmut stops on the Red Line:
... The new Fields Corner and Shawmut Stations on the Red Line in Dorchester are great examples of how good design can transform. They new stations are so beautiful, in fact, that they almost ... almost obliterate the memory of just how dreary and depressing... Read more