Red Line

By - 3/21/18 - 9:59 am
Stimson

UPDATE: Bail set at $10,000 for larceny and possession of Class E drug, but he's not going anywhere because he had bail on three open drug and larceny cases revoked, DA's office reports.

Transit Police report arresting a Boston man on a larceny charge this morning after finding him with a bottle of prescription pills belonging to a man who had been found dead at the Downtown Crossing Red Line station.
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By - 3/20/18 - 8:09 am

Things were slow into Boston from the south on the Red Line this morning after a train up and died in Quincy.

By - 3/9/18 - 4:04 pm

Green Line workers are currently trying to haul away a dead trolley at Cleveland Circle. Their counterparts on the Red Line are doing the same thing with a dead train at Porter Square. Delays abound.

By - 3/9/18 - 8:35 am

The MBTA reports delays of five to ten minutes on the Green Line due to a trolley that had to be taken out back at Park Street with a busted door.

Earlier, a Red Line train couldn't make it out of Park Street, either, which was then compounded by signal issues at Charles/MGH.

By - 3/8/18 - 7:52 am
Tree on wires on the Riverside Line

Tree stopped the Riverside Line. Photo by MBTA.

Buses are running along the Riverside Line this morning after a tree tried to plunge to the ground early this morning only to be stopped by overhead wires. The C and E lines had issues, too, if not of the tree variety. Read more.

By - 3/5/18 - 9:09 am

The Orange Line suffered delays due to signal problems at Oak Grove, while the Red Line slowed to a crawl because of a dead train at Davis earlier this morning.

Meanwhile, over on commuter rail, a dead train is causing problems on the Fitchburg Line, which is not one of those coastal routes where that was supposed to happen.

By - 3/2/18 - 9:47 am

Delays on the Red Line due to a train that up and died between Davis and Alewife, the MBTA reports.

By - 3/1/18 - 3:36 pm
Dugha

Transit Police report arresting a man they say began fondling a woman under her skirt with one hand while he rubbed his penis with the other on a Red Line train approaching North Quincy station yesterday afternoon. Read more.

By - 3/1/18 - 9:17 am

Signal problems at Braintree could add five to ten minutes to your ride between there and JFK/UMass, the MBTA reports.

By - 3/1/18 - 8:10 am

The MBTA reports 10-15 minute delays (whoa, no more "moderate" and "severe," but specific times? Yay) on the Red Line due to "a disabled train with a power problem at JFK/UMass."

By - 2/27/18 - 8:03 am

There were "moderate" delays on the Ashmont branch this morning when a train refused to leave Ashmont station.

By - 2/26/18 - 11:12 am
Mark King

Transit Police report arresting a man they say got on the Red Line at Charles/MGH last Tuesday morning and "stated he would blow everybody up."

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By - 2/23/18 - 9:13 am

The Patriot Ledger reports Gov. Baker wasn't very happy with the way a Red Line car went boom the other day and said the T needs to do an even better job of inspecting stuff to make sure there aren't more Andrewgeddons waiting to happen with its superannuated subway cars.

By - 2/23/18 - 8:44 am

The MBTA reports service is back to normal on the Red Line for now, following the removal of a husk of a non-moving train from Central around 7:45 a.m.

By - 2/21/18 - 9:34 am
Andrew Square smoke

Seth Hardy was at Andrew when the inbound train had a serious meltdown shortly before 9:30 a.m. Kyle Thomas, who was on the train, writes: Read more.

By - 2/18/18 - 12:09 pm

Good thing we didn't have any real flooding today, no? Robert Fallon shows us the cascading water in the Broadway Red Line stop around 10 a.m., the result of a water-main break.

By - 2/15/18 - 7:16 pm

The Globe reports people tried telling the train driver, but the emergency intercom system didn't work, either.

By - 2/15/18 - 10:20 am

The MBTA reports "moderate" delays towards Alewife due to a train that keeled over at Porter Square.

By - 2/13/18 - 5:47 pm

Today's slog hour on the Red Line is brought to you by a flatlined train near Park Street.

By - 2/12/18 - 8:38 am

The MBTA reports its managed to dispose of the train that died near Porter Square, but that there are still "minor" residual delays because of it.