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School Closings List

Here are the latest school closings and delays.


A tree fell onto the trolley wires on the Green Line during Hurricane Sandy Monday. (Photo courtesy: MBTA)

MBTA Resumes Service After Hurricane Sandy Shutdown

Most MBTA service resumed Tuesday morning, a day after the system was shut down for Hurricane Sandy.


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Train-Building Delays Prompt MBTA GM To Fly To South Korea

The MBTA’s general manager is flying to the other side of the world this weekend to find out why the new commuter rail trains are so far behind schedule.


An unmanned sailboat ran aground at Logan Airport on Monday.

Runaway Sailboat Causes Delays At Logan Airport

A runaway 37-foot sailboat caused minor delays at Logan Airport on Monday.


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Track Work Expected To Impact Commuter Rail Service Through Summer

Amtrak’s Northeast Corridor Rail Tie Replacement Project is underway in Boston and it’s going to be tying up MBTA/MBCR commuter rail lines for the summer.



Commuter Trains Delayed Because Weather Too Hot

In the winter it was too cold and trains were delayed, now with summer approaching the Massachusetts Bay Commuter Railroad says there are heat restrictions on the trains’ speed.


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Amtrak To Tweet NE Corridor Service Delays

Amtrak is introducing a pilot program to notify Northeast Corridor passengers about major service disruptions via Twitter.


MBTA Delays

Commuter Rail May Face Financial Penalties For Week’s Failures

Mother Nature, old equipment and a surprisingly inept website conspired this week to bog down commuter services in Greater Boston, prompting the Massachusetts transport chief to apologize and pledge to do better.


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MBTA Experiences More Problems During Commute

The MBTA and Commuter Rail have been plagued with problems this week, and Wednesday night seems to be no different.


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MBTA Takes Beating On Twitter Over Cold Weather Delays

Several delays left many T riders out in the bitter cold Monday morning and they vented on Twitter.