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By adamg - 6/18/19 - 9:23 am
Waiting for the Green Line in Newton

Waiting for the Godot Line in Newton Centre. Photo by Phil R..

Phil R. reports the Riverside Line took a look at the Red Line this morning and said, "Hold my beer:" Read more.

By adamg - 6/15/19 - 4:34 pm

The MBTA reports service on the Green Line is back to normal after an "an overhead wire problem" at Arlington outbound knocked out service there and at Copley and Hynes.

By adamg - 6/14/19 - 9:01 am
Rabbit in the Kenmore Square Green Line station

A concerned citizen filed a 311 request shortly after 7 p.m. yesterday about this micro-Harvey down on the platform at Kenmore: Read more.

By adamg - 6/10/19 - 2:47 pm

WCVB reports the driver of the trolley that came off the tracks just outbound from Kenmore on Saturday morning has been suspended after T investigators determined the derailment was not caused by problems with either the trolley or the tracks.

By adamg - 6/8/19 - 11:00 pm

The T, which plans to run shuttle buses between Kenmore and Cleveland Circle on the C Line and Kenmore and Fenway on the Riverside line for the rest of the night following this morning's derailment, says it plans to resume regular service on the two Green Line branches first thing Sunday morning.

By adamg - 6/8/19 - 11:33 am

A Green Line car derailed around 11 a.m. NBC Boston reports 11 people were injured, including the driver.

Bryan Marden, who was on the car that derailed, and who took photos, reports: Read more.

By adamg - 5/31/19 - 11:25 pm

A tree on South Hungtington Avenue that suddenly realized gravity is not just a good idea, it's the law, came crashing down across the street at Back of the Hill, taking trolley power lines with it and forcing the T to end service at Brigham Circle.

By adamg - 5/30/19 - 9:38 am
Passengers told to leave Green Line train at Newton Centre

At 8:59 a.m, Phil R. reported from Newton Centre:

There is literally smoke coming out of inbound MBTA Green Line D train 3878A at Newton Centre station. Not kidding.

By adamg - 5/14/19 - 2:30 pm
Car on the Green Line tracks along Commonwealth Avenue

Somehow, a driver wound up on the B Line at Pleasant Street around 1:30 p.m. Kyle MacDonald reports the driver looked "a little shaken up, but OK." Read more.

By adamg - 4/15/19 - 8:52 am

But are you surprised? The Green Line riders lost whatever chance they might have had when, naturally, their train was taken out of service at Kenmore.

By adamg - 4/12/19 - 3:30 pm

The MBTA reports service on the E Line is back to normal after a trolley died at the Longwood Medical Area stop and caused delays of up to 20 minutes.

By adamg - 4/6/19 - 12:42 pm
Homans Building gone

Jay K shows us the remains of what had been the last standing parts of the Homans Building, knocked over this morning to make way for construciton of the Gilman Square station on the new addition to the Green Line and an adjacent power substation. Read more.

By adamg - 4/4/19 - 8:49 am
Removing the tree

Removing the ground-seeking tree. Photo by MBTA.

The MBTA had to run shuttle buses between Kenmore and Reservoir after a tree fell on wires that run along the tracks this morning. At 8:43 a.m., the T reported the tree had been cleared, the wires had been fixed and regular trolley service had resumed.

By adamg - 3/29/19 - 8:30 pm
Wedged in car

Danielle Jones shows us some of the carnage in Cleveland Circle where a trolley and several cars had a rather sharp disagreement over who should go where shortly before 8 p.m. Read more.

By adamg - 3/21/19 - 10:15 pm

NBC Boston reports the woman is expected to survive.

By adamg - 3/21/19 - 8:55 am

A Green Line trolley near Boylston and an Orange Line train somewhere on the tracks both suffered embarrassing mechanical problems around the same time this morning, causing delays on the two lines, but the MBTA says everything's back to being hunky dory.

By adamg - 3/18/19 - 6:07 pm

The MBTA reports everything's back to normal on the Green Line after "a disabled train with a mechanical problem" gummed up the works at Arlington earlier.

By adamg - 3/1/19 - 9:50 pm

The MBTA is running shuttles between Lechmere and North Station due to a trolley that had some sudden issues getting power down from the wires. Here are some T workers doing some emergency repairs to the trolley as it sits on the viaduct.

By adamg - 3/1/19 - 3:36 pm
Owl and MBTA worker

The MBTA reports delays on the Riverside Line due to an injured owl caught between the tracks at Brookline Hills, but that a worker safely removed Hooty and handed him over to the town's animal control officer.

By adamg - 2/27/19 - 9:12 am

The Red Line was slowed during Rush Hour when a door on one train came up lame; Green Line riders suffered a similar fate due to an entire trolley that couldn't pull its own weight at Government Center.

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