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By adamg - 6/29/20 - 11:10 am

Bus shuttles starting up between Harvard and Alewife.

On Friday, a man was hit and killed by a Red Line train at Porter Square.

The person was eventually extricated and taken to a local hospital for treatment.

By adamg - 6/26/20 - 5:19 pm

Transit Police report a man jumped in front of an inbound Red Line train around 4:15 p.m. Foul play is not suspected.

Shuttle buses replaced trains between Alewife and Harvard.

By adamg - 6/20/20 - 11:19 am

A dead inbound train at Central gummed up the Red Line for awhile this morning, but the T assures us they've taken it to that place where all dead Red Line trains go.

By adamg - 6/19/20 - 11:30 am

The MBTA reports Red Line delays of up to 15 minutes due to an errant switch near Harvard.

By adamg - 6/15/20 - 9:43 pm

Transit Police report arresting a Dorchester man they say seemed to be under the mistaken impression it was 1960 and he was free to stomp somebody who looked at his female companion. Read more.

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By adamg - 5/23/20 - 9:20 am

The MBTA is reporting 20-minute delays on the Red Line's Braintree branch due to a tree that fell on the inbound tracks at Wollaston.

By adamg - 5/20/20 - 10:40 am
Nettles

Transit Police report arresting a man on a charge of indecent assault and battery for an incident on an inbound Red Line train shortly before it arrived at Charles/MGH around 7:45 p.m. on Monday.

Read more.

By adamg - 4/30/20 - 9:57 am
Just one person on a Red Line car at 7 a.m. - the photographer

Jennifer O had her choice of seats on a Red Line car between Quincy Adams and Quincy Center around 7 this morning.

By adamg - 4/13/20 - 9:56 am
Arrested for allegedly being lewd and crude

Transit Police report arresting a Boston man on various charges at Kendall Square station Thursday night after, they say, he committed "a lewd act with his genitals fully exposed to everyone on the train." Read more.

By adamg - 3/24/20 - 3:28 pm
Boom! Exploding manhole in Charles Circle

Melissa reports that shortly after 3 p.m., a manhole in Cambridge Street between the Charles/MGH Red Line station and MGH itself exploded. Read more.

By adamg - 3/22/20 - 2:10 pm

The MBTA is reporting delays of 15 minutes on the Red Line due to a train that joined the choir eternal near Harvard.

By adamg - 3/20/20 - 9:49 pm

The Red Line is currently without power near South Station to let Boston firefighters and MBTA power workers deal with a smouldering fire from an electrical cable in the tunnel between South Station and Broadway.

By adamg - 3/18/20 - 11:44 am
Mozamel Abdul-Rahman

Transit Police report arresting Mozamel Abdul-Rahman, 32, for what they say was an unprovoked attack on an 84-year-old man on a Red Line platform at Park Street on Saturday. Read more.

By adamg - 3/16/20 - 4:36 pm
Park Street suspect

Update: One arrest made.

Transit Police have released photos of one of the two men they say repeatedly kicked and punched an elderly man around 9 pm. on Saturday on a Red Line platform at Park Street. Read more.

By adamg - 3/12/20 - 7:03 pm
A near empty Red Line train this afternoon

Our own Cybah had plenty of room to exercise social distancing on the Red Line around 3 p.m. today. He says his train the same time yesterday was full.

Mike Moody snapped a similar scene on an inbound Greenbush Line train around 7 this morning: Read more.

By adamg - 3/11/20 - 9:32 am
Not many people on the Red Line this morning

Sarah Marina snapped her Red Line car at 8:52 this morning. Riders social distancing themselves were, of course, aided by riders who are now just staying home.

There was an amazing scene on the Southeast Expressway during yesterday afternoon's rush hour, too.

By adamg - 3/5/20 - 9:11 am
People dumped out of Red Line train at Porter Square

The already teeming hordes at Porter Square got even teemingier after passengers were ordered out of a full train shortly before 9 a.m. because it suddenly passed its expiration date, as Nicole Bartolotta shows us. The T is reporting Red Line delays of up to ten minutes.

By adamg - 3/4/20 - 5:04 pm

The MBTA has gotten the person on the tracks near Savin Hill off the tracks and now Red Line trains can rattle along again.

By adamg - 2/26/20 - 6:27 pm
Jammed Red Line station

Jam and cram at Park Street around 5:30 p.m. Photo by Cam DC.

The T reports Red Line delays of 10 minutes due to signal problems near Harvard - which is better than the 30-minute delays they were causing at the height of rush hour. Read more.

By adamg - 2/26/20 - 3:34 pm

A door on an inbound Red Line train at Andrew decided to act up, forcing T workers to do something about it, which involved delays of up to ten minutes into town from the south.

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