Joe Murphy reports an inbound Red Line train was summarily dismissed from service at JFK/UMass around 8:30 a.m.
The Globe reports foul play not suspected in the death of a man whose body was found on the grounds of the station around 5:30 a.m. The station has since re-opened.
A train died at JFK/UMass as rush hour started this morning, causing delays and, as JohnMcBoston shows us, trains with no more room for additional passengers like him.
The MBTA reports 10-15 minute delays (whoa, no more "moderate" and "severe," but specific times? Yay) on the Red Line due to "a disabled train with a power problem at JFK/UMass."
The MBTA reports "minor" residual delays on the Red Line caused by a train that gave up the ghost near JFK/UMass.
A Red Line train breathed its last at JFK/UMass, but the MBTA reports the train has gone to that repair shed in the sky and now everything's back to normal.
The T is running buses between Ashmont and JFK/UMass because of some sort of power problem. Like maybe a bit of fire at Ashmont station.
The MBTA reports it's removed the carcass of the train that died at JFK/UMass and caused the dreaded "severe" delays earlier this morning.
The MBTA reports everything's back to normal on the Orange Line, where a train was taken out back and shot at Forest Hills, and on the Red Line, where a train left this mortal coil at JFK/UMass.
"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.
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.
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.
"Moderate" delays on the Red Line due to signal bollixation at JFK/UMass, about 24 hours after similar problems yesterday, the MBTA reports.
And the hits just keep on coming: "Moderate" delays on the Red Line, the MBTA reports.
UPDATE, Thursday, 10 a.m.
Greenbush train 091 (which left South Station around 8:25 p.m.), hit somebody on the tracks just south of Savin Hill.
Transit Police report that the "trespasser," a 24-year-old man, was taken to a local hospital with serious injuries.
At 10:17 p.m., M.McG reported she and other passengers were still on the train, still not moving.
The T is reporting "moderate" delays on the Red Line due to what Nicoczar reports was a small fire on the tracks at JFK/UMass.
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