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When it comes to Red Line delays, there's something new: Some of last week's woes blamed on 'residual dew'

The State House News Service reports that our more winter-resilient Red Line was felled last week by "residual dew" turning into ice on the tracks south of Boston. Also at fault, the T acknowledges: Superannuated trains that looked up, clutched their chests and wailed "I'm coming, Elizabeth!"

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If the T can't even handle an overnight frost, this is going to be a rough winter.

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Dual industrial strength blow dryers.

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You can't expect us to deal with MOISTURE, can you??

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and not "full blown dew" which would take the Red Line down for weeks.

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the MBTA is clearly taking a leaf from the British Rail playbook, when they had trouble dealing with 'the wrong kind of snow' a few years back.

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there is no T.

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heat
cold
snow
ice
leaves
dew

Is there any sort of conditions that don't cause the T to fall on its face?

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