Orange Line

By - 8/17/18 - 2:57 pm

A Revere man who spent part of an Orange Line ride staring at a girl under 14 ground himself into her as she and her mother got off the train at Downtown Crossing around 10:50 a.m. yesterday, Transit Police report.

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By - 8/17/18 - 8:46 am

The MBTA reports delays of up to 10 minutes on the Orange Line due to signal problems at Forest Hills. Lauren Picone wishes to have a word with the T about its timekeeping:

Orange Line delays are MORE than 10 minutes. I have been sitting at Forest Hills for at least 10 minutes. Can you please get the trains moving, or, failing that, at least update your incorrect information? These delays are SEVERE.

By - 8/14/18 - 12:57 pm

The MBTA reports no service between North Station and Haymarket, following the collision shortly after 12 p.m.

Craig Tracey reports Boston firefighters were able to get the person out for care and transportation to a local hospital by Boston EMS.

By - 8/10/18 - 2:46 pm

A pesky, recalcitrant door on an outbound Orange Line train at Mass. Ave. is causing delays of up to 10 minutes, the T reports.

By - 8/8/18 - 6:29 pm
Keytar Bear at Back Bay station

After recuperating from a May motorcycle wipeout, Keytar Bear is back. L Conley spotted him at Back Bay on the Orange Line.

Loren McLean reports it was awesome to see him back: Read more.

By - 8/7/18 - 1:43 pm

The MBTA is reporting northbound delays of 15 minutes or so on the Orange Line, due to a train with mechanical issues near North Station.

By - 8/4/18 - 11:28 am

Transit Police report arresting Ramon Baez, 31, on charges he stood in the Community College Orange Line stop and pointed his junk in the direction of passing women - and say they're now looking at whether this was not his first time fondling himself for an unwilling audience.

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By - 8/3/18 - 5:54 pm

There was a small fire on the Orange Line near Assembly, small enough a train driver was able to put it out with an extinguisher, but large enough to cause delays, the T reports.

By - 7/31/18 - 11:14 am
Open faregate at Assembly on the Orange Line

Andrealynn reports this broken faregate at Assembly has been stuck in open for weeks now.

By - 7/25/18 - 10:35 pm
Weird sign at the Jackson Square Orange Line stop

Jed Hresko captured this sign at Jackson Square this evening. Was it frustrated at all the attention area highway signs are getting, but just couldn't sum it all up in 40 characters?

By - 7/25/18 - 5:14 pm

An Oak Grove train with a motor problem at Downtown Crossing is gumming up the works on the Orange Line, the MBTA reports. One rider reports the northbound platform was evacuated due to smoke.

By - 7/24/18 - 8:56 am

At 7:37 a.m., the T reported that it had fixed signal problems at Oak Grove and that "regularly scheduled service" had resumed. At 8:46, Kristen W reported: Nope.

Horrible delays on the Orange line today...and some cars aren’t even opening?

By - 7/16/18 - 9:42 am

So Keolis had to cancel the 7:32 a.m. train out of Needham for some reason, which meant the next train into town was packed with two trains' worth of people. And, Kerry O'Brien reports, no air conditioning. Read more.

By - 7/13/18 - 4:42 pm
Alleged Orange Line masturbator

Transit Police have released photos of a man they say masturbated in full view of children and other Orange Line riders all the way from Downtown Crossing to Forest Hills last Friday, shortly before noon.

If he looks familiar, contact detectives at 617-222-1050 or send an anonymous text top to 873873.

By - 7/11/18 - 9:43 am
New Forest Hills headhouse going in

Clay Harper watched construction start today on the above-ground part of the new entrance to the Forest Hills T stop, or headhouse, which will let people on the northern side of the Arborway get into the station without having to cross the busy road.

New canopy starts going up for Forest Hills upper busway.

By - 7/3/18 - 11:49 am
Sideway T sign in Downtown Crossing

Kara Solomon shows us how workers took a T sign for a whirl while working on the new AT&T store in Downtown Crossing.

By - 7/1/18 - 1:49 pm

The woman who got her leg trapped between an Orange Line train and the platform at Massachusetts Avenue yesterday afternoon had a bit of luck - another passenger had just seen a video of people freeing a man in a similar predicament in Australia by pushing the train just enough to get him out, and directed other passengers to give a good push. Read more.

By - 6/30/18 - 10:05 pm
Wild and wacky Widett Circle

Since 2015, Widett Circle fans who use one of the upper-busway routes at Forest Hills have been able to enjoy the permanent display of a banner headline about the industrial area on the last Boston Globe ever delivered to the honor box there. Read more.

By - 6/29/18 - 9:58 pm

And that was only part of the horror at Massachusetts Avenue station during rush hour:

By - 6/28/18 - 10:30 am

At least that way, people will have a place to get out of the rain, unlike now: Read more.