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By adamg - 11/28/19 - 10:55 am

Bad news for people heading to Fitchburg this holiday morning: The T canceled train 2403 out of North Station and, after first telling passengers, woopsies, go take an Uber or something, decided to dig up a shuttle bus for the long ride out to Wachusett. The T is also telling passengers who'd hoped to take 2406 out of Wachusett to Boston at 1:15 p.m. to expect to ride a bus instead.

Standing on a bus from Boston to Fitchburg.

By adamg - 11/22/19 - 10:00 pm
Robert Gaul

Transit Police report arresting Robert Gaul, 45, on charges he smashed a woman in the face with a blunt object for no particular reason as she sat in North Station Wednesday night. Read more.

By adamg - 11/21/19 - 4:03 pm
Wanted for North Station attack

Update: Arrest made.

Transit Police report they are looking for a man they say used a "blunt object" to attack a woman in the commuter-rail section of North Station around 10:25 p.m. yesterday. Read more.

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 - 11/12/19 - 8:47 am
Weston salt piles

Matt Reed at WCVB was up before the crack of dawn this morning and reports:

For all of you playing local news bingo at home, first live shot of the season at a salt pile.

But also: Read more.

By adamg - 11/9/19 - 6:48 pm

WBZ reports on delays that, in some cases, have stretched for hours.

By adamg - 10/23/19 - 8:49 pm

The Green Line is dead in the area of North Station due to a problem with the overhead power wire, as in, it fell down. Read more.

By adamg - 8/5/19 - 12:08 pm
Burton

Transit Police report arresting a man they say indecently assaulted a woman he'd tried talking to on the Green Line Sunday afternoon.

Read more.

By adamg - 7/29/19 - 5:35 pm

Post updated with statement from contractor.

ISD ordered a halt to all exterior work at the Hub on Causeway complex above North Station and Boston Garden after a crane lifting steel beams from a truck dropped them to the ground on Thursday - just hours after another contractor's crane critically injured a pedestrian on Atlantic Avenue by dislodging construction material from a building there. Read more.

By adamg - 7/12/19 - 11:47 am
New Orange Line train roars through North Station

And then, of course, because this was one of those sparkly new trains, with air conditioning and doors that work and no rust, it just kept on going on yet another test run, this time through North Station, as Chris stood there and watched this morning.

By adamg - 7/8/19 - 6:17 pm
Delays at North Station

Laura Wareck is among the jammed-in riders at North Station, where a Lowell Line train seems to have left this mortal coil.

Meanwhile, the Red Line is busy Red Line'ing.

By adamg - 6/24/19 - 12:00 pm

The MBTA reports Orange Line delays of up to ten minutes due to signal problems near North Station.

By adamg - 5/23/19 - 6:08 pm
Crowds at North Station

Laura Warcek is in the increasingly large horde of anxious commuters awaiting trains that the T reports are delayed due to "late arrival of equipment" on the Haverhill and Fitchburg lines.

By adamg - 4/11/19 - 9:15 am

Steve Timmins reports:

Another morning rush hour and the escalator at the TD Garden end of the underground walkway is out of service AGAIN. People backing up into the CR waiting area waiting to use the too narrow stairway. Who approved this mess of an inadequate design?

The tunnel opened in January.

By adamg - 4/2/19 - 8:05 am

The MBTA is reporting various issues on the Haverhill and Newburyport/Rockport lines due to " a low speed upright derailment outside of North Station."

By adamg - 3/26/19 - 11:41 pm

James Floyd admitted today he went up to two women, grabbed them and thrust himself at them while working a detail at North Station on March 29, 2018. Read more.

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 - 3/5/19 - 8:46 am

A train died near Wachusett station and that has gummed everything up. Or as SMM put it around 7:40 a.m.: Read more.

By adamg - 2/28/19 - 8:19 pm
Melenciano

Transit Police report arresting a Dorchester man at the North Station subway stop for sinking his teeth into a passenger on one of the platforms early this morning.

Read more.

By adamg - 1/31/19 - 3:37 pm

No, not the subways - they catch on fire easily enough all on their own. But the Globe reports that as the temperature plunged, Keolis turned on switch heaters, some of which blow hot air, but others of which consist of flaming jets designed to keep the switches operable in the cold.

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