Things were slow into Boston from the south on the Red Line this morning after a train up and died in Quincy.
The Red Line had two dead trains (at Park and North Quincy) and signal problems at Alewife during the morning rush.
The Green Line had signal problems at Kenmore.
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.
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.
A Red Line train became the latest little train that couldn't when a train pushed up daisies shortly before 9 a.m. at North Quincy.
Meg spotted Fros-T waiting for the Red Line at North Quincy this morning.
At least they're moving up the line: Instead of Braintree, this time the balky Red Line signals are in North Quincy, where they are causing "moderate" delays into town.
The T is reporting "minor" delays in both directions due to an inbound Red Line train that made North Quincy its final destination around 9:40 a.m.
UPDATE: T workers had to corral the train because it was coming down the tracks with no driver.
A train left its earthly body at North Quincy this morning, leaving the Red Line no choice but to immediately go into "severe delay" mode in both directions. But, hey, at least it wasn't signal problems today, amirite?
WCVB reports on an incident at North Quincy this morning.
By all accounts, the T ran pretty well yesterday. Today? Well, Kyle Geiste explains this photo he took at North Station:
Lechmere-bound platform at North Station. 3-4 trains have passed us. There must be a better way.
It is, naturally, even worse on the Red Line, where trains took a break from expiring yesterday, but picked up where they left off today. As Nancy explains:
Matt Laskowski was in the North Quincy Red Line station around 4 p.m. yesterday when the station became suffused in the golden glow of the setting sun. "The light was just incredible," he says.
Dead train at North Quincy this late Friday afternoon.
A dead train at Park coupled with a medical emergency means Green Line commuters are not smiling this morning.
And the sixth train just went by and I'm still on the platform. 17 yrs commuting on the Red Line & it's never been this bad.
Transit Police report they're looking for this guy for going balls to the wall on a hurtling Red Line train Sunday night.
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