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By adamg - 2/20/20 - 12:39 pm
Driscoll

Transit Police officers met an inbound Orange Line train at State Street yesterday afternoon after a passenger called police to report a man in the train with an assault rifle. Read more.

By adamg - 2/20/20 - 8:49 am

Trains on both the Orange and Red Lines took a look at the thermometer earlier this morning and decided not to get out of bed, causing delays for people who had reasons to be places. Both lines are now back to normal, the T reports.

By adamg - 2/14/20 - 3:57 pm

The MBTA reports that's why Orange Line trains came to a halt.

By adamg - 2/10/20 - 10:57 am

The MBTA reports Orange Line delays of up to ten minutes due to a train with one of those embarrassing mechanical problems near Wellington.

By adamg - 2/6/20 - 11:12 am

The conversion of the Government Center garage into a large mixed-use complex will require the temporary relocation of the Haymarket bus terminal and might require the shutdown of the Green and Orange Line stations underneath that, state transportation planners say. But HYM, the company that has started tearing down the garage for a six-building complex with 800 residential units, a 200-room hotel, 1 million square feet of office space and 82,000 square feet of retail space, says it is not expecting any complete shutdown of the subway station: Read more.

By adamg - 1/29/20 - 11:09 am
New Orange Line train taken out of service

Hammar's thougts on her brief ride.

At 8:13 a.m., Sam Hammar was one happy Orange Line camper: She got to Oak Grove and there, waiting for her like a shiny new carriage was one of the new Orange Line trains. She was so excited, she posted a video - with hearts on it.

That new-train feeling didn't last long. Read more.

By adamg - 1/23/20 - 9:22 am

Too easy, in fact. JMEightDigits reports from one of the new cars this morning: Read more.

By adamg - 1/21/20 - 8:06 am

Around 6:30 a.m., an Orange Line train headed for Forest Hills joined the choir eternal at State Street, causing delays.

By adamg - 1/17/20 - 2:22 pm

The MBTA begins another round of weekend diversions on the Orange Line, starting at 8:45 tonight. The work means no service between Sullivan Square and Tufts Medical Center until Monday morning. On the plus side: No weekend fares to ride the line.

By adamg - 1/9/20 - 11:37 pm
Signs at State Street on the Orange Line

Finn provides a before and after at State Street on the Orange Line: A couple weeks ago, the T put up a new train-arrival board - which it then blocked today by putting a sign pointing the way to the Blue Line.

By adamg - 1/7/20 - 8:10 am
New train, with bonus cameraman, at Forest Hills this morning

New train, with bonus cameraman, at Forest Hills this morning.

The MBTA reports it's figured out a fix for what was causing weird noises to emanate from the wheel area of the new Orange Line trains and so it's, very cautiously, putting one of them back into service today: Read more.

By adamg - 1/3/20 - 9:04 am

The MBTA reports Orange Line delays towards Forest Hills of up to ten minutes because of a train with door problems at State. Specifically, this train.

By adamg - 1/2/20 - 12:26 pm
Chance and Severino

Chance (l) and Severino

Transit Police report arresting two men they say spent a trip on inbound Orange Line train from Forest Hills "harassing and intimidating" passengers in their car - and attacking one man they spotted attempting to call police. Read more.

By adamg - 12/24/19 - 6:48 pm

The Orange Line has delays of up to 15 minutes due to an inbound train with "an air pressure problem" at Haymarket.

Also, there's a dead Amtrak train at 128 gumming up service on the Providence Line.

By adamg - 12/19/19 - 10:21 am

The MBTA is reporting Orange Line delays of up to ten minutes due to signal problems at the northern end of the line.

By adamg - 12/18/19 - 9:00 am

At 8:43 a.m., Avrom Sutzkever reported:

The Daily Indignity (tm) continues: just standing at #orangeline Stony Brook Station for 12 minutes - lurched forward an inch 5 minutes ago, now silence.

By adamg - 12/10/19 - 9:44 am

The T reported delays on the Orange Line this morning because of door problems on one train. Or as Avrom Sutzkever reported from the very train in question: Read more.

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