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A Frustrating Day on the MBTA



    Severe Green Line Delays

    There are severe delays on the MBTA Green Line Monday morning due to a signal issue. (Published Monday, June 12, 2017)

    It was a frustrating day for commuters riding the MBTA on Monday.

    Severe delays were reported on the Red Line in both directions around 4 p.m. Monday afternoon. The delays were due to a "power problem" at Broadway, the transit agency tweeted.

    Commuters shared photos on Twitter of firefighters responding to an apparent fire on the tracks.

    Photo credit: Kenny Jervis

    Earlier Monday, the MBTA's Green Line experienced severe delays, as well, due to a signal issue.

    Riders took to social media to share their frustration.

    "It's infuriating to throw so much money at a service that rarely works and breaks daily, especially if you're cursed to live on green line," Cameron Barney said on Twitter.

    Kenny Jervis, meanwhile, had a simple solution for his fellow commuters: "Walk home tonight, Ladies and Gentlemen."

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