Red Line

By - 11/17/17 - 9:11 am

An outbound Red Line train was put out of its misery at Kendall Square and now there are "minor" delays on the line, the MBTA reports.

By - 11/16/17 - 11:01 pm

The MBTA is urging Red Line riders to leave early to get where they're going from now until whenever:

Due to ongoing track work from Longfellow Bridge Project, trains will use reduced speeds between Kendall/MIT & Charles/MGH until further notice.

By - 11/15/17 - 4:51 pm

The MBTA's reporting "moderate" delays due to a train that refuses to budge at the Cambridge end of the line.

By - 11/12/17 - 1:26 pm
NFL game on a Red Line shuttle

They're busing Red Line riders between Park Street and Kendall Square today because Longfellow. And naturally, they've hired private coach buses rather than use T buses, so that means riders get comfy seats and, as Adam Castiglioni shows us, NFL football.

By - 11/10/17 - 10:51 am
Plant on the Red Line

There oughta be a Tumblr for this. But until then, Maggie spotted this guy and spider plant on the Red Line yesterday.

And Jingle Bull wondered how this guy navigated this plank onto a bus this morning: Read more.

By - 11/9/17 - 4:56 pm

The MBTA reports "moderate" delays on the Red Line outbound between Harvard and Alewife because of a train that kicked the bucket.

By - 11/9/17 - 9:43 am
Important documents

Lindsay Eagle reports she found what "looks to be very important legal files" on an Ashmont-bound Red Line train around 8:30 this morning. She turned them into a T agent at JFK/UMass.

By - 11/7/17 - 5:42 pm

A train died at Downtown Crossing and now the MBTA reports "moderate" delays towards Ashmont and Braintree. Peter Amstutz reports the train had help on its journey across the River Styx:

at RL at DTX, was a commotion & someone yelling stop the train, someone pulled emergency break, whole train out of service!

By - 11/3/17 - 5:36 pm

The MBTA reports "moderate" delays on the Red Line due to a train that sank into a perpetual torpor at Davis.

By - 11/3/17 - 9:40 am
Nguyen

Transit Police report arresting a Quincy man on a charge of taking photos up a woman's skirt as she walked on the stairs at the Park Street T station.

According to police, a woman was walking up the stairs at the station around 8:15 a.m. on Oct. 26 ... Read more.

By - 11/3/17 - 9:08 am
People at JFK/UMass on the Red Line after a train dies

"Just another day on the Red Line," Kate O'Toole reports as she watches the hordes at JFK/UMass after everybody was ordered off an inbound train that had just decided life to give up the ghost.

By - 10/31/17 - 5:09 pm

Porter was a good place to die, a Red Line train decided, and now there are "moderate" delays on the line, the MBTA reports.

By - 10/30/17 - 8:37 am

The MBTA reports "moderate" delays on the Red Line due to signal issues at Porter Square. Ben Chan reports his normal 25-minute commute from Quincy took an hour this morning.

Commuters like myself are frustrated and pretty annoyed.

By - 10/29/17 - 10:40 pm

The MBTA reports "minor" delays inbound due to a train joining the choir eternal at Andrew.

By - 10/27/17 - 8:08 am

The T has pushed the inbound train out of the way, but still reports "moderate" delays on the Red Line.

By - 10/26/17 - 10:12 pm
Williams

Transit Police report arresting a Dorchester man on charges he exposed himself to a woman on a Red Line train earlier this month.

Read more.

By - 10/25/17 - 2:36 pm

The MBTA says it's disposed of the remains of a dead train at JFK/UMass and so the Red Line should be back to what passes for normal nowadays.

By - 10/19/17 - 10:20 am
Man on a Red Line train

Transit Police report arresting a Boston man with no fixed address on a charge of lewd and lascivious behavior aboard a Red Line train on Oct. 13.

Read more.

By - 10/18/17 - 2:31 pm

Kara recounts an incident with a stranger on the Red Line last October.

His hand brushes my shoulder and he leans in, “Hey.”

I don’t say anything. I turn my head. “Sorry. I’m a little drunk,” he says. I’m still frozen. That’s when he reaches down and slowly strokes my boot from ankle to knee.

By - 10/12/17 - 1:10 pm
Chinese poster for new Boston subway cars

The MBTA reports a train-loving artist in China has prepared this work to honor the Chinese subway cars that will, if nothing goes wrong, start rolling out on the Orange and Red Lines over the next several years. The T adds that the Springfield assembly plant, where most of the cars will be built out of components shipped over from the People's Republic, opens for business today.