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."
Boston firefighters responded around 11:15 a.m. to Forest Hills station when an overheated motor on an Orange Line train parked on one of the storage tracks past the station sparked a small fire. Firefighters quickly doused the fire and packed up their equipment - and the command center they'd set up inside the station.
Spotted this afternoon getting on a 34E at Forest Hills.
There were "moderate" delays on the Ashmont branch this morning when a train refused to leave Ashmont station.
The MBTA reports residual "moderate" delays from an Orange Line train that came to an end near Downtown Crossing.
Greg Cook spent some time photographing musicians at T stops.
UPDATED with MBTA statement about what the thing was. Also, Back Bay station was re-opened shortly after 2 p.m.
A ceiling drain pipe fell on the roof of an inbound Orange Line train at Back Bay around 12:25 p.m. No injuries, but passengers were briefly ordered held in the train. Needless to say, inbound service from Forest Hills is now at a standstill. The T is starting up a bus shuttle between Jackson Square and Back Bay.
The MBTA reports "minor" delays on the Riverside Line inbound due to a dead trolley at Beaconsfield.
The MBTA reports service is back to normal on the Red Line for now, following the removal of a husk of a non-moving train from Central around 7:45 a.m.
There's a supremely recalcitrant train at Back Bay on the Orange Line, leading to "moderate" delays towards Oak Grove, the MBTA reports.
The Orange Line reports "minor" delays on the Orange Line from Sullivan Square to Back Bay due to a train that just coudn't take it anymore.
The MBTA reports "moderate" delays on the Green Line inbound due to a deceased trolley at Copley.
The MBTA reports "moderate" delays on the Orange Line due to the signal problems. Lauren Picone helps define "moderate" on the T:
It's taken me half an hour to go two stops on the Orange Line.
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