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A piece of construction equipment derailed on the Red Line near Quincy Center, damaging the third rail and causing shuttle buses to replace service during the Tuesday morning commute.Full article: MBTA says construction equipment derailed on Red Line, damaging third rail, disrupting service
octr202 wrote: ↑Wed Aug 03, 2022 2:30 pm Seems like one of two possibilities at work here - either the FTA told the T to shut the line down, or they would order it shut, or the old car fleet is in much worse shape that otherwise known, and they need to wait until there's more new cars online (and the battery issues are fixed).Wouldn't/shouldn't the T be very loud about it if it came from the FTA? They could punt the blame onto the FTA's lap and say they're being too stringent. That said, it's the most logical explanation.