The MBTA reports everything's back to normal on the Orange Line, where a train was taken out back and shot at Forest Hills, and on the Red Line, where a train left this mortal coil at JFK/UMass.
Some sort of track problem has disabled the Orange Line between Wellington and Community College, so the T is running buses instead.
An Orange Line train breathed its last at Wellington and even though workers got it out of sight, it's still causing "moderate" delays, the MBTA reports.
The MBTA reports "minor" delays on the Orange Line towards Forest Hills due to a non-viable train at Chinatown.
two, actually. The MBTA reports rush hour was marred on both the Red and Orange lines by trains that crossed the river Styx.
Erica Mattison reports it took her 30 minutes to get from Ashmont to Broadway.
Also call if you have a migraine. Seen on the train, in Jamaica Plain.
Christine Poff reports:
Orange line passengers in a tizzy; waiting for train makes their hair go frizzy.
The MBTA reports "minor" delays from a desiccated Orange Line train at Stony Brook.
Sheri Ann Chang suspects these Orange Line riders didn't pay their fares.
The MBTA reports "minor" delays on the Orange Line inbound from the north due to a dead train at Sullivan Square.
The MBTA reports "moderate" delays on the Orange Line even after getting a deceased train off the tracks.
The MBTA reports "moderate" delays on the Orange Line southbound due to a small track fire that BFD quickly extinguised at Community College.
City Council President Michelle Wu often takes the Orange Line to work at City Hall - and often takes her two young sons with her (City Hall has a daycare center). Increasingly, she has problems making the transition from underground to City Hall Plaza, like today: Read more.
The MBTA's Joe Pesaturo shows us the first four new Orange Line cars on a dock in Shanghai, awaiting shipment here for testing (earlier, on the way to the port, he passed a convoy of trucks hauling the cars to the dock).
The cars should arrive next month for extensive testing on the brand-new tracks the T has been laying alongside the active Orange Line north of Boston (seen here from the Wellington skyway): Read more.
A train headed to Forest Hills mistakenly thought the cemetery was at Tufts and died there instead and now there are "minor" delays that way, the MBTA reports.
At 6:01 p.m., the MBTA reported "moderate" delays on the Orange Line towards Forest Hills after a train gasped its last at Downtown Crossing - the second Orange Line train to die in today's afternoon rush hour.