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By adamg - 6/2/20 - 9:58 am
North Station guy

Transit Police report they are looking for this guy "relative to Malicious Destruction of MBTA Property incident," at the North Station Orange Line stop at the height of the smashing and looting Sunday night.

More specifically, police say, around 11:10 p.m., the guy: Read more.

By adamg - 4/11/20 - 9:16 pm

Amtrak has halted Downeaster service due to the Covid-19-related decline in demand.

By adamg - 1/10/20 - 9:34 am

T describes the agonizingly slow pace of train 160 from Newburyport into North Station this morning:

Currently sitting in the dark behind a restroom whose door won’t close. The entire train smells like raw sewage and we are at a snail’s pace heading to North Station.

By adamg - 12/17/19 - 8:59 am

WCVB reports the first commutergates will be installed at North Station by next summer, followed by similar contraptions at South Station and Back Bay.

By adamg - 11/28/19 - 10:55 am

Bad news for people heading to Fitchburg this holiday morning: The T canceled train 2403 out of North Station and, after first telling passengers, woopsies, go take an Uber or something, decided to dig up a shuttle bus for the long ride out to Wachusett. The T is also telling passengers who'd hoped to take 2406 out of Wachusett to Boston at 1:15 p.m. to expect to ride a bus instead.

Standing on a bus from Boston to Fitchburg.

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By adamg - 11/22/19 - 10:00 pm
Robert Gaul

Transit Police report arresting Robert Gaul, 45, on charges he smashed a woman in the face with a blunt object for no particular reason as she sat in North Station Wednesday night. Read more.

By adamg - 11/21/19 - 4:03 pm
Wanted for North Station attack

Update: Arrest made.

Transit Police report they are looking for a man they say used a "blunt object" to attack a woman in the commuter-rail section of North Station around 10:25 p.m. yesterday. Read more.

By adamg - 11/15/19 - 7:35 am
Long delays at Forest Hills

'Oh, nuts!' squirrel says at Forest Hills.

Jason Arroyo was among the growing numbers of Orange Line riders forced to abandon most hope when they got to an Orange Line station this morning due to a dead train at North Station.

By adamg - 11/12/19 - 8:47 am
Weston salt piles

Matt Reed at WCVB was up before the crack of dawn this morning and reports:

For all of you playing local news bingo at home, first live shot of the season at a salt pile.

But also: Read more.

By adamg - 11/9/19 - 6:48 pm

WBZ reports on delays that, in some cases, have stretched for hours.

By adamg - 10/23/19 - 8:49 pm

The Green Line is dead in the area of North Station due to a problem with the overhead power wire, as in, it fell down. Read more.

By adamg - 8/5/19 - 12:08 pm
Burton

Transit Police report arresting a man they say indecently assaulted a woman he'd tried talking to on the Green Line Sunday afternoon.

Read more.

By adamg - 7/29/19 - 5:35 pm

Post updated with statement from contractor.

ISD ordered a halt to all exterior work at the Hub on Causeway complex above North Station and Boston Garden after a crane lifting steel beams from a truck dropped them to the ground on Thursday - just hours after another contractor's crane critically injured a pedestrian on Atlantic Avenue by dislodging construction material from a building there. Read more.

By adamg - 7/12/19 - 11:47 am
New Orange Line train roars through North Station

And then, of course, because this was one of those sparkly new trains, with air conditioning and doors that work and no rust, it just kept on going on yet another test run, this time through North Station, as Chris stood there and watched this morning.

By adamg - 7/8/19 - 6:17 pm
Delays at North Station

Laura Wareck is among the jammed-in riders at North Station, where a Lowell Line train seems to have left this mortal coil.

Meanwhile, the Red Line is busy Red Line'ing.

By adamg - 6/24/19 - 12:00 pm

The MBTA reports Orange Line delays of up to ten minutes due to signal problems near North Station.

By adamg - 5/23/19 - 6:08 pm
Crowds at North Station

Laura Warcek is in the increasingly large horde of anxious commuters awaiting trains that the T reports are delayed due to "late arrival of equipment" on the Haverhill and Fitchburg lines.

By adamg - 4/11/19 - 9:15 am

Steve Timmins reports:

Another morning rush hour and the escalator at the TD Garden end of the underground walkway is out of service AGAIN. People backing up into the CR waiting area waiting to use the too narrow stairway. Who approved this mess of an inadequate design?

The tunnel opened in January.

By adamg - 4/2/19 - 8:05 am

The MBTA is reporting various issues on the Haverhill and Newburyport/Rockport lines due to " a low speed upright derailment outside of North Station."

By adamg - 3/26/19 - 11:41 pm

James Floyd admitted today he went up to two women, grabbed them and thrust himself at them while working a detail at North Station on March 29, 2018. Read more.

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