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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.

By adamg - 12/9/19 - 9:15 am

The MBTA says the Orange Line is all back to hunky dory after delays caused by a train with a mechanical problem (at least we know it wasn't one of the new trains, right?).

By adamg - 12/8/19 - 10:19 pm
Santa Claus on the Orange Line

Roving UHub photographer Marilyn M. spotted the jolly old elf headed to JP on the Orange Line this evening after bouncing kids on his knee at the Downtown Crossing Macy's.

Earlier:
St. Nick taking the Orange Line into town.

By adamg - 12/5/19 - 7:59 am
Crammed Orange Line train at Forest Hills

This is an Orange Line train leaving Forest Hills. Photo by Deb Beatty Mill.

The MBTA is reporting Orange Line delays of up to ten minutes due to a train that left this mortal coil at Tufts.

By adamg - 12/4/19 - 3:29 pm
By adamg - 12/4/19 - 3:00 pm

Anaridis Rodriguez at WBZ reports the "uncommon noise" is coming from pads on the cars' "trucks," which hold the wheels. Not a safety issue, but important to address, the GM says.

By adamg - 12/4/19 - 8:51 am
Crowded train, platform at Malden Center

Another morning, another mess on the Orange Line. Finn reports from an inbound train at Malden Center: Read more.

By adamg - 12/3/19 - 9:55 am

Update, 10:40 a.m.: T says Orange Line trains are rolling again, but with 10-minute delays.

The MBTA, which first reported 15-minute delays on the Orange Line southbound, has now suspended all service entirely on the line between Haymarket and Tufts Medical Center - and telling riders who want to get anywhere between North Station and Copley Square to use the Green Line instead. Read more.

By adamg - 12/2/19 - 6:55 pm

The T reports the Orange Line is down to one track at Oak Grove due to a train that died on the other track.

By adamg - 11/30/19 - 3:01 pm
Santa Claus at Green Street on the Orange Line

Roving UHub photographer David Dines spotted the Jolly Old Elf on the platform at the Green Street Orange Line station, said he hopes he at least got one of the new trains on the way in.

By adamg - 11/26/19 - 9:19 am

The MBTA reports delays of up to ten minutes on the Orange Line due to signals that aren't signalling, at least not the way one would like on a modern subway line, at Forest Hills.

By adamg - 11/22/19 - 9:33 am

The MBTA at first reported Orange Line delays of up to 20 minutes because of "a power problem" near Malden Center, then just gave up and brought in the shuttle buses between Oak Grove and Wellington.

FrettyDavis reports from Oak Grove: Read more.

By adamg - 11/20/19 - 9:11 am

An Orange Line train decided Green Street this morning was a good place and time to develop a "mechanical problem" and now the T reports delays of up to 15 minutes into town.

H/t strubsa, who is among the people who got stuck at Green, for the headline.

By adamg - 11/18/19 - 6:32 pm
Derailed Orange Line train at Wellington yard

Chuck D'Antonio had a good view of a derailed CRRC Orange Line train at the Wellington yard around 3:45 p.m. from the skyway between the station and Station Landing. Read more.

By adamg - 11/18/19 - 12:36 pm
Clement

Transit Police report arresting a Woburn man they say indecently attacked a woman as they rode an elevator down to the Orange Line platform at Haymarket around 5:15 a.m. on Saturday.

Read more.

By adamg - 11/15/19 - 5:21 pm

On the heels of delays in the morning rush, the MBTA now reports delays of up to 15 minutes on the Orange Line due to a train at Green Station with brakes that just refuse to unclench or something.

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 - 11/13/19 - 5:23 pm

Through a FOIA request, WFXT obtained video of the crash during one of those weekend shutdowns on Oct. 20 that created a bad commute the next morning.

By adamg - 11/9/19 - 7:56 pm

THe MBTA, which this morning told an Orange Line rider he wound up at the Encore casino because he got on a casino shuttle and not an Orange Line bus, is now acknowledging that he got on the right bus and that the driver somehow missed the shuttle route between Sullivan and Wellington and wound up at the casino: Read more.

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