BOSTON (CBS) – The MBTA’s problems appear to be moving from bad to worse.
Several commuter rail passengers were livid Monday night when their train took four hours to get from Boston to Worcester.READ MORE: New 'Jeopardy!' Guest Host Katie Couric: 'Of Course I Was Nervous, Are You Kidding Me?'
WBZ NewsRadio’s Karen Twomey reports
It left Boston at 5 p.m., then it broke down in Newtonville. Another train helped push it all the way to Worcester, where it arrived at 9 p.m.
The same train was reportedly three hours late during the Monday morning commute.READ MORE: 'This Is A Personal Battle': Kingston, NH Firefighters Save Their Fire Chief's Burning Home
WBZ-TV’s David Robichaud reports
Spokesman Scott Farmelant had a more detailed statement Tuesday for WBZ-TV:MORE NEWS: CBS This Morning's Gayle King On Oprah Winfrey's Interview With Prince Harry And Meghan Markle
“The significant delays experienced by our customers on the Framingham/Worcester line last evening, which reflect the age of the commuter rail locomotive fleet, are extremely frustrating for everybody involved with MBTA passenger rail service. Both the T and MBCR recognize the need for renewed investment in equipment and are actively pursuing opportunities to lease additional locomotives.”