"So much for getting home early for Halloween," T.J. Winnick sighed upon seeing the line just to get into North Station, never mind to his train - a line that stretched down Causeway past the Tip O'Neill building.
About 15 minutes earlier, the line only reached back to almost Portland Street:
The T told one rider:
We are currently queuing outside for trains at North Station and passengers won't be let in until a short time before their train's scheduled departure. We will also be queuing inside tonight for passengers traveling to Salem.