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By adamg - 9/18/23 - 1:24 pm
Photos of Red Line suspect

Photos via TPD.

Transit Police report they are looking for a man they say started rubbing his penis against a woman from behind on a Red Line train between Charles/MGH and Park Street around 7:55 a.m. on Friday. Read more.

By adamg - 7/20/23 - 10:17 am

The MBTA reports 10-minute delays on the Red Line due to a deceased outbound train at Charles/MGH.

By adamg - 7/13/23 - 8:12 am
Firefighters at Charles/MGH

The Boston Fire Department reports firefighters responded to the Charles/MGH Red Line station for a fire under the last car of an outbound train around 5:45 a.m. Read more.

By adamg - 4/28/23 - 10:17 pm
Fire under Charles/MGH

Fire under a Red Line train. Photo by Fuad.

A fire that broke out in Charles Circle underneath the Charles/MGH station shortly before 9 p.m. sent smoke billowing into the station and caused delays on the Red Line of up to 20 minutes.

By adamg - 10/22/21 - 10:51 am

Transit Police report arresting a Roxbury man they say began punching somebody in the back of the head until he fell to the ground, after which he repeatedly kicked him in the head, on the outbound platform around 5:50 p.m. yesterday. Read more.

By adamg - 7/18/21 - 10:35 pm
MBTA ad poster that calls for less isolating, more maskless partying

You're still supposed to wear a mask on the T and thanks to the delta variant, Covid-19 numbers are beginning to slowly rise in Massachusetts again, so what better time for the T to try to get people back on the subway than with ads showing maskless young people whooping it up? Our own Ron Newman spotted this today at Charles/MGH. Read more.

By adamg - 8/26/20 - 2:42 pm
Wanted man

Transit Police report they are looking for a guy they say masturbated while leering at a nearby woman at Charles/MGH around 9 p.m. on Monday.

If he looks familiar, contact detectives at 617-222-1050 or send an anonymous text to 873873.

By adamg - 5/20/20 - 10:40 am

Transit Police report arresting a man on a charge of indecent assault and battery for an incident on an inbound Red Line train shortly before it arrived at Charles/MGH around 7:45 p.m. on Monday.

Read more.

By adamg - 3/24/20 - 3:28 pm
Boom! Exploding manhole in Charles Circle

Melissa reports that shortly after 3 p.m., a manhole in Cambridge Street between the Charles/MGH Red Line station and MGH itself exploded. Read more.

By adamg - 10/24/19 - 11:21 am

The MBTA is reporting Red Line delays of up to ten minutes due to a train that sighed and died at Charles/MGH.

By adamg - 8/26/19 - 7:59 am

The MBTA is reporting delays of up to ten minutes towards Alewife due to a train that had to be removed from service at Charles/MGH on account of its deciding to re-enact the Norwegian Blue sketch.

By adamg - 10/17/18 - 9:24 pm

Transit Police report arresting a local man at the Charles/MGH Red Line station yesterday afternoon on charges he used his his phone to take a photo up a woman's skirt while they rode up an escalator on the inbound side.

Read more.

By adamg - 7/27/18 - 5:28 pm

A heap of trash on the tracks at Charles/MGH naturally chose rush hour to combust into flames, causing delays on the Red Line.

By adamg - 7/17/18 - 6:15 pm

The MBTA is reporting Alewife-bound delays of up to 20 minutes due to a train with "a power problem" at Charles/MGH.

By adamg - 6/19/18 - 6:27 pm
Smoke at Charles/MGH

A Quiet Philodox shows us the trash fire at Charles/MGH around 6:15 p.m. The MBTA reports the train operator was able to extinguish the fire and get the Red Line running again.

By adamg - 4/9/18 - 9:00 am

An Alewife train got sick at Charles/MGH (well, if you're going to get sick, that's the place to do it), and now the Red Line is running kinda slow in that direction.

By adamg - 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."

Read more.

By adamg - 1/11/18 - 6:16 pm
Red Line at Charles/MGH

Jam and cram at Charles/MGH.

Midwinter's Wolf reports Charles/MGH turned into a mosh pit this evening when an inbound train died there shortly before 6 p.m. and the T ordered everybody out after another train arrived to push it into the Charles out of the way.

Only the platform was so crowded not everybody could get off the train. Read more.

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

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

By adamg - 11/21/17 - 10:57 am

The MBTA reports "severe" delays due to a Norwegian Blue of a train inbound at Charles/MGH.

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