Red Line

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.

By - 10/6/17 - 9:43 am

So far this morning, both the Orange and Red Lines have had delays due to trains that realized they were past their expiration dates.

By - 9/30/17 - 9:50 am
Rain and sun at sunrise

KMV watched the sunriseshower over Boston Harbor this morning (see lightning over Nahant).

John got stuck in the parking lot that Rte. 1A in East Boston became due to flooding and a crash: Read more.

By - 9/29/17 - 4:18 pm

Yesterday, a Red Line train died on the outbound tracks near Charles/MGH. Today, a Red Line train's dead on the inbound tracks near Charles/MGH. The word of the day is "severe," the T advises.

By - 9/29/17 - 1:45 pm

New England Revolution - Hat Act

There's a reason the Revolution started here, it seems.

By - 9/28/17 - 12:42 pm

A Red Line train came up lame at Charles/MGH outbound and now the MBTA is reporting "moderate" delays.

An Orange Line train stopped at North Station and refused to budge, but the T reports it made it budge and now things are back to normal on that liine.

By - 9/27/17 - 9:42 am

A Red Line train that pulled into South Station refused to leave and now there are "minor" delays on the line, the MBTA announces.

By - 9/26/17 - 8:10 am

The Red Line is once again going slower than it usually does due to the Davis Square signal problem that first cropped up before yesterday's morning rush hour.

By - 9/25/17 - 5:13 pm

The MBTA is advising Red Line riders to set aside some extra time for their evening commute because the morning signal problems at Davis have become the afternoon signal problems at Davis.

By - 9/22/17 - 8:52 am

The T says it's gotten the track-repair equipment that gummed up the Red Line at Andrew off the tracks, but that the Orange Line is still having problems due to an Orange Line train that bought the farm earlier at Downtown Crossing.

By - 9/21/17 - 12:10 pm

The train has since been taken to the Red Line equivalent of a glue factory and service on the Ashmont branch is supposed to be OK now, the MBTA reports.

By - 9/18/17 - 8:27 am

File this under: When it rains, it pours, except the rain isn't supposed to come until tomorrow: At various points this morning, Red Line trains died at Davis, Central and Wollaston. The T current reports "moderate" delays.