The MBTA reports delays of up to 15 minutes on the Braintree branch of the Red Line, due to a track fire at Quincy Center.
Karen Adams shows us the Quincicles now hanging from the ceiling above the platform at the Quincy Center Red Line station:
This icicle situation inside (yes, inside) the Quincy Center MBTA is a total disgrace. It’s been like this since the morning commute. Hope my fellow residents get home safely without taking one of these to the skull (or slipping on the ice-coated platform)
The MBTA promises to investigate.
The MBTA reports "moderate" delays on the Red Line because of a train currently pushing up daisies at Quincy Center.
The Quincy Sun reports on an incident this afternoon in Quincy Center that ended with two under arrest.
The T briefly stopped Red Line service through Quincy Center so officers could search for one of the suspects.
The Quincy Patriot Ledger reports police arrested a man they caught masturbating in a Quincy Center parking lot outside two different restaurants on two consecutive days - and that when they put him in lockup, he started right up again. He faces a variety of charges.
Yet another Red Line train has departed this mortal coil, this time at Quincy Center. You know the drill.
"Moderate" delays between Quincy Center and Braintree, the T advises. Its passing comes about 30 minutes after the T reported "minor" delays inbound on the Ashmont branch due to signal problems.
There's a dead train somewhere on the Orange Line (the T isn't saying where) and a train that breathes no more at Quincy Center on the Red Line. Passengers are not happy, but whadaya gonna do?
The T is advising "moderate" delays into town on the Red Line from Braintree due to a train that just could not make it past Quincy Center, and "minor" delays into town on the Orange Line from Forest Hills, due to a train that ascended to the pearly gates at Mass. Ave.
Seems our second president would have preferred July 2 as Independence Day, although that would have deprived us of that story about him and Jefferson both dying within hours of each other on the national holiday.
David Parsons captured the Adams mural in Quincy.
Copyright David Parsons. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.
Between Quincy Center and Quincy Adams, Peter Wilson reports. The Quincy Fire Department is on scene to help with evacuation. WCVB reports the train was stuck for two hours.
Scott H took photos at the scene.
Meanwhile, Brian reported from the Orange Line around 8:35 a.m.:
Major delays on the Red Line this morning. At Quincy Center, a train died and one car filled with smoke. Then the doors wouldn't open. Kerstin Haley reports:
People busted open the windows to let people out.
The Orange Line is also having its problems - once you could get to the trains. JTGard6306 reports:
Oak Grove is literally biggest disaster ive ever seen in my life. Accidents, fights, ZERO spots. AVOID!
Meet Tina Lunn, who, at least based on the account provided by Transit Police of her arrest at Quincy Center yesterday, is a few cigarettes short of a full pack.
Smart until proven otherwise.
Transit Police report they are looking for this guy for an incident involving indecent assault and battery on an inbound Red Line train around 7:10 a.m. on July 29, not long after he'd gotten on the train at Quincy Center.
He's described as Hispanic, 20 to 25, 5'5" to 5'7" and thin.
If you know him, you can contact detectives at 617-222-1050, or send an anonymous tip to 873873
Transit Police report a man was found stabbed at the Quincy Center T stop around 3:20 a.m.
Erik Manley, 37, of Braintree, was arrested on a charge of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon. The victim, 35, from Weymouth, was taken to a local hospital and is expected to survive, police say.
Not one, but two Red Line trains groaned and left this plane of existence this morning.
Matt Laskowski captured the scene at Broadway around 9 a.m., reports:
Had to unload train, nearly 30 minutes waiting so far. Scrambling T workers. Doors were closing on passengers as they were exiting over and over.
Earlier, around 7:20 a.m., another inbound (natch) train pushed up some daisies at Quincy Center around 7:20 a.m., leading to scenes like this.
Transit Police report arresting a Quincy man on charges he pretended to be a cop during an incident at the Quincy Center Red Line stop earlier this month.
According to police, Michael Murray, 33, went up to a car parked in the pick-up area at the station around 5:25 p.m. on March 17:
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