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By adamg - 8/6/19 - 10:03 am

The MBTA reports it's removed the carcass of a dead Green Line trolley at Park, but that there are still delays of up to ten minutes towards the west.

By adamg - 7/15/19 - 8:18 pm
Smashed Red Line window

The smashed window at Charles/MGH. Photo by Katie Broida.

Shortly after 6 p.m., Steph Wilkinson reported somebody punched a window on her car of an Alewife train leaving Park Street: "Most of it is cracked." Read more.

By adamg - 6/28/19 - 11:20 am
Sign about MBTA fare increases used to block people from a non-working MBTA escalator

Aaron Rosenberg spotted this fare-increase advisory being used to block a Park Street escalator that's been out of service for three weeks - after he had a "45 minute commute to go 3 stops." Also, note the date on the sign.

By adamg - 6/27/19 - 5:26 pm
Waiting for the train at Kendall

The wait at Kendall, by Amy Reinhart. See it larger.

A northbound train with "a mechanical problem" limped into Park Street, where it was taken out of service, adding ten more minutes to whatever it now takes Red Line riders to get anywhere, the MBTA reports.

By adamg - 6/23/19 - 6:06 pm

The MBTA reports delays of up to 15 minutes and trains heading from Park Street towards the Signal Bungalows of Doom due to a train with "a door problem" at Park Street.

By adamg - 5/17/19 - 6:02 pm
Handmaid at Park Street in Boston

Craig Caplan photographed her today.

By adamg - 5/10/19 - 6:07 pm

Transit Police report arresting a man they say started an argument with some people outside the Park Street T stop early this morning, slammed one to the ground, then began chasing others until he ran into a police officer who was able to apply his training and handcuffs to the situation.

Read more.

By adamg - 5/6/19 - 5:33 pm
Jesus woman with an axe

Craig Caplan was puzzled by this Jesus lady with an axe at Park Street this afternoon, although not enough to actually ask her about it.

Speaking of the end times: Read more.

By adamg - 1/24/19 - 11:41 pm

What the MBTA described as "a power problem" on the Green Line at Park Street tonight forced the evacuation of the platforms and royally screwed up service on the line. Power problem? Yeah, just a tad.

By adamg - 1/24/19 - 8:57 am

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By adamg - 1/14/19 - 9:15 am

The MBTA reports Green Line delays of up to 15 minutes coming into town from the west due to a trolley that's broken down at Park Street. At 9:06 a.m., Phil R. reported the impact down the line

I've been sitting on an #mbta #GreenLine train just outside Kenmore & we haven't moved in AT LEAST 10 minutes. There were 2 announcements about a disabled train, but we STILL haven't moved.

By adamg - 12/17/18 - 7:45 pm
Keytar Bear in the subway

David Weininger caught Keytar Bear in his Christmas finest at Park Street at rush hour.

Maria M., meanwhile, caught him upstairs at Downtown Crossing a couple of nights ago.

By adamg - 11/27/18 - 8:59 am
Potted plant in Park Street station on the Red Line

Roving UHub photographer Mary Frances spotted this large potted plant on the center platform at the Park Street Red Line stop this morning.

By adamg - 11/2/18 - 3:12 pm

Boston Police report arresting a man they say pointed a gun at another car around 7 p.m. yesterday at Beacon and Park streets. Read more.

By adamg - 8/7/18 - 10:35 pm

Daniel Brim was among the people trapped in an un-air-conditioned car on an Alewife-bound Red Line train that had started to leave Park Street when it suddenly just stopped around 6:30 p.m. He reports on the increasingly dire situation that ended only when people tried (and failed) to bust open a door and called 911 about heat stroke: Read more.

By adamg - 6/15/18 - 3:13 pm

The T reports delays of up to 10 minutes on the E Line due to a trolley that pulled up lame at Park Street.

By adamg - 6/14/18 - 10:39 am

An Alewife train with what the T calls "a mechanical problem" is being taken out of service at Park Street and slowing down northbound service by at least 10 minutes.

By adamg - 5/22/18 - 3:04 pm
R2-D2 as barbecue on side of Park Street subway stop in Boston

Chalked on the side of one of the entrances to the Park Street T stop this afternoon.

By adamg - 4/4/18 - 6:48 pm

An empty BC trolley coming around the loop at Park Street derailed this evening. No injuries. Service is continuing, but with only one track in use, instead of the usual two, expect delays.

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