South Station

By - 12/5/18 - 9:24 am

Josh Brogadir at WCVB reports a man who apparently stole a cab at South Station early this morning crashed it on the Summer Street Bridge, then jumped into Fort Point Channel, where he realized how cold the water was and climbed up on a coral-reef art float, from which cops eventually grabbed him.

By - 12/4/18 - 9:05 am
Red Line crowd

Jam and cram on the Red Line. Photo by Eamonn McHugh-Roohr.

The MBTA reports delays of up to 20 minutes on the Red Line due to a deceased train at South Station. Riders report it's more like 40.

The train behind it was to try to push the lame train. Read more.

By - 11/28/18 - 11:31 am
Amtrak inspection car at Boston's South Station

Ezra Freedman reports this Amtrak inspection car pulled in at South Station this morning next to a more mundane Needham Line train.

View of the entire car (via Daniel H. Cantwell).

By - 11/12/18 - 12:01 pm
Chesapeake and Ohio passenger car at South Station

Adam Castiglioni took some photos of an old Chesapeake & Ohio passenger car that was parked at South Station today.

By - 10/23/18 - 1:32 pm
Yakuba

Transit Police report arresting a man who objected to a Transit officer interjecting in an argument he was having in South Station by pushing the officer to the ground - where he maintained consciousness despite hitting his head on the ground and was able to radio for help. Read more.

By - 8/6/18 - 5:29 pm
Horrible conditions on the Red Line

South Station sucks right now. Photo by Meri Persisted.

The T is reporting major delays - as in like 30 minutes - due to "a track problem" between Quincy Center and Wollaston.

Meri Persisted reports from a packed South Station: Read more.

By - 7/12/18 - 6:18 pm

The MBTA reports an outbound train flatlined at South Station, causing delays of 15 minutes heading out of town from there.

By - 6/21/18 - 9:12 pm
Dercolo

Transit Police report they are looking for Nicholas Dercolo, 18, of Brockton, on a charge of assault and battery on an elderly person for an incident on a Red Line train at South Station on June 11.

Read more.

By - 6/15/18 - 3:05 pm

Transit Police report arresting Tukan Manley, 31, for an incident on an inbound Red Line train heading towards South Station on June 11. Read more.

By - 6/14/18 - 9:10 am

Boston Police report arresting a man from a Pittsburgh suburb on gun charges because while he had a license to carry, it had been revoked last week. Read more.

By - 6/4/18 - 6:49 pm
Mess at South Station

Kerry O'Brien became part of the horde jammed into South Station and the platforms in the evening rush as service proved unable to deal with wet rails or something.

And you can only imagine what it was like to get on a train at Yawkey on the Worcester Line. But just in case, Keith L describes it for us: Read more.

By - 5/25/18 - 5:34 pm
Passengers walk in a Silver Line tunnel at South Station

Something went south on a Silver Line bus coming into South Station this afternoon and that jammed everything up.

Gavin Schoch, who took the photo, reports he and other passengers on his inbound Silver Line bus just sat there for 20 minutes until a T inspector "evacuated" them via the walkway to South Station.

By - 3/24/18 - 8:40 pm
Batman and Joker outside South Station

Peter McNamara found the Caped Crusader and the Joker engaged in some mortal combat outside South Station this afternoon.

By - 3/23/18 - 12:02 pm
Sheila Lynch

Transit Police report arresting Sheila Lynch, 29, of Dorchester, on a charge of assault with a dangerous weapon after she allegedly threatened to carve up a clerk at the Peter Pan counter at the South Station bus terminal in a dispute over a ticket refund around 5:40 p.m. yesterday.

Read more.

By - 3/22/18 - 8:41 am

At 7 a.m., the MBTA reported a track fire on the Red Line at South Station was causing major delays - about a half hour after a deceased train at Park Street caused its own set of issues.

By - 3/10/18 - 1:17 pm
Amtrak baggage car

Jed Hresko spotted this unhappy Amtrak baggage car at South Station yesterday.

By - 1/23/18 - 5:57 pm

The MBTA is blaming "an Amtrak switch issue" at Forest Hills for massive delays on all the lines out of South Station that use the Northeast Corridor.

Hank Layfield reports from a Needham Line train:

Read more.

By - 1/19/18 - 12:15 pm
Wanted for exposing self in South Station bus terminal

Transit Police report they are looking for this guy on a charge of open and gross lewdness at the South Station bus terminal around 6:25 p.m. on Monday.

According to a Transit Police spokesman: Read more.

By - 1/13/18 - 12:27 pm
Boston's Fan Pier back in the day

In 1903, when Walker & Co. published this bird's eye view of the area around Fort Point Channel, trains were still king and Boston was full of freight yards, such as the New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad's yard on the South Boston side of the channel, where it met Boston Harbor. Read more.

By - 1/10/18 - 7:33 pm

The MBTA reported "moderate" delays after a train up and exhaled no more at South Station around 6 p.m. - on top of ongoing signal issues at Park Street. Shortly after 7 p.m., Meredith Kay reported: Read more.