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By adamg - 6/11/19 - 5:19 pm
South Station at start of rush hour

Dave Vittorini shows us just how close commuters can jam themselves together, in this photo taken around 4:45 p.m. at South Station, where some Red Line commuters tried using commuter rail instead. Read more.

By adamg - 6/7/19 - 4:57 pm

Tweets from Keolis initially blamed delays on commuter-rail service out of South Station on "fire department activity," but the rail operator reported at 4:39 p.m.:

[A]pologies for the lack of communication. It appears the fire alarm went off in South Station which is causing delays across several trains.

By adamg - 5/28/19 - 3:08 pm

An Amtrak police officer had probable cause to arrest an Amtrak worker at South Station in an argument turned shoving match over whether a woman with young children could board a train early, but the worker has the right to try to convince a jury the cop used excessive force once the worker was down on the ground and being cuffed, a federal judge ruled today. Read more.

By adamg - 4/24/19 - 9:26 am
Mosaic map at South Station

Adam Castiglioni shows us some of the mosaic that artist Ellen Harvey is installing at a South Station entrance at Summer Street and Atlantic Avenue.

Harvey's map, titled "Network," uses hand-made glass tiles to show the web of transportation routes in the Boston area: Read more.

By adamg - 4/9/19 - 9:30 pm

The MBTA is reporting delays on trains out of South Station due to another one of those upright derailments. NBC Boston has a photo of the cars in question - it might still be upright, but it's listing. NBC Boston also reports the cars derailed when two separate trains collided.

By adamg - 3/18/19 - 12:09 pm

Transit Police report arresting eight alleged knuckleheads on St. Patrick's Day, all from out of town. Read more.

By adamg - 2/13/19 - 5:29 pm

Good thing South Station has a couple of places to get a beer.

By adamg - 2/5/19 - 5:05 pm
Crowds at South Station

The maddening crowd. Photo by Ashish Kasturia.

South Station proved a nightmare for people desperately trying to get out of town late this afternoon: Read more.

By adamg - 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 adamg - 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 adamg - 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 adamg - 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 adamg - 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 adamg - 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 adamg - 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 adamg - 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 adamg - 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 adamg - 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 adamg - 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.

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