By adamg on Sun, 02/15/2015 - 8:52pm
Updated: Not just anybody can show up to shovel out the Red Line.
The MBTA is working with local unions to get lots of people working to shovel out the Braintree branch of the Red Line tomorrow.
The T contact the Boston Building Trades and the SEIU, who in turn asked members with shovels to show up tomorrow at the Bayside Expo Center for a 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. shift digging out the tracks, which have not been used to carry passengers since the last storm.
They'll be paid $30 an hour.
A T spokesman says the move is part of "an all out snow removal offensive on the Braintree branch tomorrow."
He adds that the Red Cross has agreed to provide coffee, water and food to the snow fighters.