10/16/12 earthquake and the T.

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10/16/12 earthquake and the T.

Postby MBTA1016 » Tue Oct 16, 2012 8:17 pm

Is the T checking rail alignment and the signal system because of the earthquake earlier tonight?
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Re: 10/16/12 earthquake and the T.

Postby jr145 » Tue Oct 16, 2012 8:36 pm

The equipment probably rattles the rails more than that.
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Re: 10/16/12 earthquake and the T.

Postby MBTA1016 » Tue Oct 16, 2012 9:45 pm

I hadn't even though of that. Nice small jolt at 7 tonight though.
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Re: 10/16/12 earthquake and the T.

Postby 3rdrail » Tue Oct 16, 2012 10:46 pm

Heck, when this guy rides to Downtown Crossing, he rattles the rails more than the earthquake and equipment combined !
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Re: 10/16/12 earthquake and the T.

Postby Rbts Stn » Wed Oct 17, 2012 9:19 am

I was in the Dentist chair at the time (nothing sharp in my mouth at the time, thank goodness), and the tracks run alongside the building. That was the initial thought, but this was much stronger than any MBCR train going by.

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Re: 10/16/12 earthquake and the T.

Postby bmcdr » Wed Oct 17, 2012 6:39 pm

Mbta fan wrote:Is the T checking rail alignment and the signal system because of the earthquake earlier tonight?

Oh my God, anyone reading this from California would think New Englanders were a bunch of babies.
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Re: 10/16/12 earthquake and the T.

Postby 3rdrail » Wed Oct 17, 2012 6:59 pm

We have our revenge though, Dave, when we hear San Franciscians complain about how cold it is at 50 degrees ! Brrrrr!!!
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