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By adamg - 10/17/18 - 6:22 pm

The MBTA reports 25-minute delays on the Red Line due to a northbound train that gave up the ghost outside the station. A train behind it got up close and began pushing it into the station.

By adamg - 9/5/18 - 8:26 pm
Man getting off train at JFK/UMass

Suspect getting off Red Line train. Surveillance photo via TPD.

Transit Police report arresting a guy they say beat up an elderly man on a Red Line train pulling into JFK/UMass shortly before 10:30 p.m. on Monday. Read more.

By adamg - 6/14/18 - 8:46 am

Joe Murphy reports an inbound Red Line train was summarily dismissed from service at JFK/UMass around 8:30 a.m.

By adamg - 5/18/18 - 8:42 am

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.

By adamg - 4/30/18 - 1:23 pm
Jones

Transit Police report arresting David Jones, 56, on charges he exposed himself to a woman pushing her infant in a stroller and made an "inappropriate" comment to her at the JFK/UMass T stop around 6:40 p.m. on Friday.

Read more.

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By adamg - 4/13/18 - 2:39 pm
Wanted for being a jerk

Transit Police report they are looking for this guy, on charges he kicked out a window on a Red Line train at JFK/UMass "for his own amusement" around 12:30 a.m. on Saturday.

Read more.

By adamg - 3/23/18 - 8:54 am
Crowded Red Line train

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.

By adamg - 3/1/18 - 8:10 am

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."

By adamg - 2/7/18 - 8:05 pm

The MBTA reports "minor" residual delays on the Red Line caused by a train that gave up the ghost near JFK/UMass.

By adamg - 1/26/18 - 8:43 am

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.

By adamg - 1/12/18 - 7:46 pm

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.

By adamg - 1/3/18 - 9:46 am

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.

By adamg - 12/30/17 - 9:54 am

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.

By adamg - 11/3/17 - 9:08 am
People at JFK/UMass on the Red Line after a train dies

"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.

By adamg - 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 adamg - 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 adamg - 8/19/17 - 9:02 am
Wanted man

Transit Police have released a photo of a guy they want for an assault-and-battery charge for an incident on a Red Line train at JFK/UMass around 7:15 p.m. on Aug. 9.

According to a police spokesman: Read more.

By adamg - 7/20/17 - 6:45 pm

John Stephen Dwyer reports on an incident at the Back Bay Orange Line stop around 2:30 p.m.: Read more.

By adamg - 6/13/17 - 4:08 pm

"Moderate" delays on the Red Line due to signal bollixation at JFK/UMass, about 24 hours after similar problems yesterday, the MBTA reports.

By adamg - 6/12/17 - 3:53 pm

And the hits just keep on coming: "Moderate" delays on the Red Line, the MBTA reports.

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