Red Line

By - 1/8/18 - 8:43 am

The MBTA reports "moderate" delays on the Red Line due to a train that flunked out at Harvard.

By - 1/7/18 - 7:51 pm

The T is advising people to add an extra 15 to 20 minutes to their morning commutes to account for the sort of delays you might expect on a system that still has problems dealing with frigid temperatures and heavy amounts of snow.

Train 900 (the 6:20 a.m. train from Stoughton) and Train 401 (the 6:25 a.m. train from Boston to Fitchburg) have been canceled. Read more.

By - 1/6/18 - 10:43 pm

The MBTA reports "severe" delays on the Red Line due to a dead train at North Quincy. This comes after an Orange Line train died near North Station.

By - 1/5/18 - 8:40 pm

A dead inbound trolley at Boylston is causing "moderate" delays on the Green Line.

Earlier, there were "moderate" delays on the Blue Line due to signal problems at Orient Heights and "moderate" delays on the Red Line due to a deceased Alewife-bound train.

By - 1/3/18 - 1:30 pm
Flooding at Downtown Crossing

The T has shut its busiest station after a pipe burst and sent water flooding onto the station floors. This comes not long after a briefly flaming Green Line trolley roof at Park Street caused delays on that line.

Ben Rey, who took the photo, reports he got on the last train to Forest Hills from DTX, around 1:20 p.m. Both lines are still running, but bypassing the station.

By - 1/3/18 - 9:46 am

The MBTA reports it's removed the carcass of the train that died at JFK/UMass and caused the dreaded "severe" delays earlier this morning.

By - 12/30/17 - 9:54 am

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.

By - 12/28/17 - 2:51 pm

The MBTA is reporting "moderate" delays on the Red Line due to a train near Davis that thought it could, but coudn't.

By - 12/28/17 - 1:10 pm

The MBTA reports "minor" delays from a non-moving Red Line train near Porter Square.

By - 12/28/17 - 11:28 am

This time a train died at Kendall, the MBTA reports.

By - 12/28/17 - 9:00 am

It was a sluggish ride for Red Line riders at the height of rush hour this morning after a train refused to get out of bed at Alewife.

By - 12/18/17 - 11:00 am

Another Red Line train has taken the siding to Valhalla, this time at Charles/MGH.

By - 12/18/17 - 8:42 am

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.

By - 12/17/17 - 5:51 pm

Just 36 minutes after announcing the resumption of Red Line service after the end of the weekend's Longfellow Bridge work, the MBTA announced "minor" delays on the Red Line towards Alewife due to a train passing through the Pearly Gates at Harvard.

By - 12/12/17 - 3:41 pm

MassDOT and the freight railroad CSX are battling the owner of a vacant parcel next to a currently dormant rail line behind the South Boston convention center over his proposal to lease out the space for construction companies to park their trucks there. Read more.

By - 12/7/17 - 9:36 am

The MBTA reports "moderate" delays persist on the Red Line long after evidence of the smoking train at Broadway has been cleaned up.

By - 12/5/17 - 5:02 pm

There's no longer a dead train at Braintree, but its non-existence on this corporeal plane isn't stopping it from causing what the MBTA describes as "moderate" delays.

By - 12/5/17 - 1:41 pm

The MBTA reports "moderate" delays on the Red Line's Braintree branch due to a train that has joined the choir invisible near North Quincy.

By - 12/3/17 - 6:21 pm

The Cambridge Fire Department reports one person required a trip to the hospital after somebody started spraying a canister of pepper spray on the ramp between the two Red Line platforms shortly before 6 p.m. Read more.