2019 Subway Delay Thread

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Re: 2019 Subway Delay Thread

Postby Type 7 3684 » Wed Feb 27, 2019 3:59 pm

Blue Line experiencing delays of up to 15 minutes due to Boston Fire Department on scene. Services will end at Government Center.
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Re: 2019 Subway Delay Thread

Postby Disney Guy » Fri Mar 15, 2019 3:43 pm

Do trains each have to have a train number assigned manually before beginning their route from a terminal in order to show up on the map in MBTA.COM or were there indeed no inbound Blue Line trains anywhere on the line between Orient Hts and Bowdoin at 4:38 PM today (March 15)? (Wonderland to Orient Hts. out of service.)
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Re: 2019 Subway Delay Thread

Postby BandA » Sat Mar 16, 2019 4:43 pm

New England Casket Co. fire shut down the Blue Line yesterday afternoon, and required evacuation of the neighborhood. Apparently the smoke was especially toxic as they were talking about it on the air. Covered on all local & some national media https://boston.cbslocal.com/video/4047979-massive-fire-destroys-casket-company-in-east-boston/
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Re: 2019 Subway Delay Thread

Postby Adams_Umass_Boston » Sat Mar 16, 2019 9:36 pm

From yesterdays fire, https://twitter.com/Karynregal/status/1 ... 2040118280

There was flooding along the blue line tracks. https://twitter.com/Karynregal/status/1 ... 8062206976

"MBTA is deploying network of equip to pump out water in track bed & vehicle yard in area of Orient Heights. Once complete T will assess damage to signal/power/track & make repairs." - Jacquelyn Goddard 3/16/19 twitter
https://twitter.com/JacqueGoddard/statu ... 1687118849
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Re: 2019 Subway Delay Thread

Postby jwhite07 » Mon Mar 18, 2019 6:05 am

Wasn't the casket factory building originally the BRB&L car shops?
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Re: 2019 Subway Delay Thread

Postby CRail » Mon Mar 18, 2019 9:36 am

Yes.
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