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

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

By adamg - 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:

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By adamg - 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 adamg - 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 adamg - 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.

By adamg - 12/6/17 - 8:15 am

What do you call a Silver Line tunnel with a dead bus in it? A mess. The MBTA reports "moderate" delays on the SL1 and SL2 due to a bus that died between Courthouse and South Station.

UPDATE: The delays were increased to the dreaded "severe" and the T is now running the buses on the street.

By adamg - 11/26/17 - 7:59 pm
Car where it doesn't belong at South Station bus terminal

Ari Ofsevit was on a bus in the South Station bus terminal that wasn't able to move this evening because somebody had driven a car into the bus area. Read more.

By adamg - 11/25/17 - 9:49 pm
Eagle atop South Station in Boston

Tom Griffiths realized tonight that, in the right light at night, the eagle atop South Station kind of looks more like an eagle sitting atop a pirate's head.

By adamg - 10/19/17 - 12:55 pm
Wanted for fakery at South Station

Transit Police report they are looking for a guy who sold somebody more than $250 worth of counterfeit tickets to a Bruno Mars concert.

Read more.

By adamg - 10/12/17 - 5:56 pm

The day after the news broke that the MBTA has the most delayed commuter-rail system in the US comes news that numerous trains on different lines out of South Station are delayed this afternoon.

By adamg - 9/27/17 - 9:42 am

A Red Line train that pulled into South Station refused to leave and now there are "minor" delays on the line, the MBTA announces.

By adamg - 8/31/17 - 9:03 am
Samsung ad implies phone thieves are all from Mattapan

Bos IT Guy was among the people wondering what Samsung was thinking with these ads that went up in South Station yesterday.

Or as Tory Bullock puts it: Read more.

By adamg - 8/26/17 - 2:57 pm

The Globe reports Millennium Partners is beginning to talk up a $100-million proposal for a tramway from South Station to the Seaport.

By adamg - 8/17/17 - 11:45 am

Harvard Kennedy School researchers tried to figure out the cost of a North-South rail link, find it would be between roughly $3.8 billion for a single-tunnel, two-track layout and $5.9 billion for a higher-capacity system with two tunnels and four tracks. Read more.

By adamg - 8/11/17 - 3:47 pm
Wanted for upskirting

Transit Police report they are looking for this guy after he allegedly aimed his phone camera up the skirts of women in the Red Line lobby at South Station on Monday.

If he looks familiar, contact detectives at 617-222-1050 or text an anonymous tip to 873873.

By adamg - 8/2/17 - 5:52 pm
South Station crowds

The maddening crowds at South Station. Photo by Amy.

David Perry reports that South Station Meltdown, Take 2, is due to a problem in Tower 1, an Amtrak shed just outside South Station that handles switching trains onto the right tracks at the station. It's the second evening rush hour in a row that South Station commuters have found themselves with extra time to get a drink or three.

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