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MBTA's Orange Line Experienced Delays Overnight

The delays were due to police activity



    Viewer Video: Riders Walk Through MBTA Tunnel

    MBTA rider Kyle Reeves captured this video of riders walking through the tunnel to the next stop on the MBTA's Orange Line after they were evacuated off the train while police searched for an armed robbery suspect. (Published Friday, Sept. 16, 2016)

    The MBTA's Orange Line experienced delays late Thursday night due to police activity.

    According to the agency, Boston Police requested service be halted outside Jackson Station southbound around 10:40 p.m. due to an armed robbery suspect running on the row.

    One train was cleared to search for the suspect.

    Around 11:44 p.m. the row was cleared and power was restored.

    Buses were phased out and normal service resumed.

    However, riders posted on social media that they had to walk through the tunnels while police searched for the suspect.

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