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Multiple MBTA Commuter Rail Trains Cancelled Due to Mechanical Issues

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    Seven MBTA commuter rail trains were cancelled on Tuesday morning due to various mechanical issues, according to Keolis.

    Some trains both inbound and outbound were cancelled.

    As a result of all the cancelled trains, some trains were extremely overcrowded, causing rider frustration.

    Malka Aliza tweeted "#standingroom only."

    The issues ranged from wheel issues to engine problems. Keolis said it was nothing systematic and was not weather related.

    Other riders took to Twitter to voice their frustrations as well.

    "Newburyport train is 40 mins late, I'll be late for my 930 meeting," Sarah Downes said on Twitter. "We need new trains and management. Pull it together mbta"

    Added Kristin Spalding, "how do you expect anyone to get to work on time when none of your trains are reliable to arrive on time." 

    The following trains were cancelled: 153, 192, 285, 300, 304, 401, 492.

    Riders are advised to watch the MBTA Commuter Rail Twitter account.

    Let us know how you think the MBTA is performing using #TTalk.

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