MBTA: Severe Delays on Red Line

Update 10 a.m.: The MBTA website has changed the delays from severe to minor. The update coincided with a tweet from Universal Hub’s Adam Gaffin indicating trains were running normally again.

Original Story: The MBTA tweeted on Tuesday morning that there were severe delays on the Red Line due to a signal problem at Alewife Station.

The tweet came after “track issues’’ at the same station caused moderate delays on Monday night.

As you might expect, morning commuters were not happy. Here is a sampling of the unique combination of outrage and lack-of-surprise that only MBTA delays can bring:


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