Robert Orthman was among the teeming Orange Line riders who had to make like Godot after some leaves along the tracks caught fire near Oak Grove at rush hour, because you know how those leaves get on a dry day.
- 7 comments
In today's calm before the storm, riders competed to find the Orange Line shuttle bus from farthest away
Miles Bowman spotted a charter bus from Arkansas turning into Oak Grove today - although Jacklyn may have won today's competition (and so a month's worth of free rides on Orange Line shuttle buses!) with a Golden Gate Legacy bus from the San Francisco area. Read more.
An Orange Line train pulling into Oak Grove got ThisClose, then died, now it's just sitting on the tracks, as passengers wonder if they'll ever get to the platform. For what it's worth, it's one of the older rec-room models, not the newly bolt-enhanced newer trains.
The MBTA reports delays of up to 25 minutes on the Orange Line due to a train that went to meet its maker at Oak Grove, one of the poor tired old trains that has been shouldering its superannuated burden for just so long and could no longer take it, we assume, rather than one of the sprightly shiny new young thangs just off the truck from the Springfield assembly plant.
The new Orange Line train made her so excited she could yell; but at the second stop, it was taken out of service - oh, well
At 8:13 a.m., Sam Hammar was one happy Orange Line camper: She got to Oak Grove and there, waiting for her like a shiny new carriage was one of the new Orange Line trains. She was so excited, she posted a video - with hearts on it.
That new-train feeling didn't last long. Read more.
The MBTA is reporting Orange Line delays of up to ten minutes due to signal problems at the northern end of the line.
The T reports the Orange Line is down to one track at Oak Grove due to a train that died on the other track.
The MBTA reports 15-minute delays on the Orange Line due to a dead train that was clogging up the tracks at Oak Grove.
Transit Police have released photos of a man they say made off with a backpack containing two laptops and other items from another person at the Oak Grove Orange Line station around 1:40 p.m. on Wednesday. Read more.
Ethan H. spotted the past and the future of the Orange Line at Oak Grove today. The new cars, some of which were originally supposed to go into service in December, are now scheduled to begin carrying passengers this spring, maybe. Read more.
The MBTA reports delays of up to 15 minutes on the Orange Line due to signal problems at Oak Grove.
Urine big trouble, police tell man charged at Oak Grove with pissing on cruiser, trying to smash window
At 7:37 a.m., the T reported that it had fixed signal problems at Oak Grove and that "regularly scheduled service" had resumed. At 8:46, Kristen W reported: Nope.
Horrible delays on the Orange line today...and some cars aren’t even opening?
The MBTA reports "minor" delays on the Orange Line due to a suddenly very still train at Oak Grove.
The T's Joe Pesaturo shows us the trees that came down on the Orange Line tracks near Oak Grove late this afternoon.
The T swapped in buses, but, of course, they had some trouble keeping up with the demand, as Jill shows us at Wellington: Read more.
"Moderate" delays on the Orange Line due to signal issues at Oak Grove, the MBTA reports.
Delays into Boston still just "minor," the MBTA says.
- Page 1