• mbta trolleys Dec 22, 2021

    Goalposts Moving Again: MBTA Riders Won't See Mattapan Line Upgrades This Year

    By now, riders should be enjoying upgraded trolleys along the Mattapan Line. However, the NBC10 Investigators have learned the MBTA will be missing another deadline for the $8 million that will eventually bring modern amenities to the historic 1940s-era trolleys.

  • mbta Oct 6, 2021

    Trolley Operator in Boston Green Line Crash Appears in Court

    The train operator in the trolley crash on the MBTA Green Line in Boston that injured more than 20 people in July was allowed to leave court Wednesday following his arraignment with the stipulation that he only drives during the day for family business. Owen Turner is charged with gross negligence of a person in control of a train and…

  • mbta Oct 4, 2021

    MBTA Delay: $8 Million Trolley Project Behind Schedule Again

    Over the weekend, crews at the MBTA moved the first refurbished 1940s-era trolley from a warehouse in Everett back to its home in Boston’s Mattapan neighborhood. The milestone was already long overdue. And when NBC10 Boston stopped by the transit station on Monday to get a look, it was clear there is still plenty of work left to do....

  • mbta Oct 4, 2021

    Delays on Mattapan Trolley Upgrade Continue

    Millions of tax dollars have been spent to bring historic trolleys up to speed on the MBTA’s Mattapan Line, but there is still plenty of work left to do.

  • mbta Jan 6

    Trolley Operator Charged in Boston Green Line Crash That Injured 27

    A man is facing charges in the July trolley crash on the MBTA Green Line in Boston that left more than 20 people injured, police said. Owen Turner faces charges of gross negligence of a person in control of a train and gross negligence of a person having care of a common carrier, according to the MBTA Transit Police. The…

  • mbta Dec 22, 2021

    PHOTOS: Historic MBTA Trolleys Stripped Down in Warehouse

    These trolleys, which ran the Mattapan-Ashmont line, were due to get state-of-the-art upgrades that are years behind schedule. For now, they are sitting in a warehouse in Everett. The 1940s-era electric trolleys need extensive lead paint removal, an MBTA spokesman said, but a state lawmaker questioned whether that was really the reason for the delay.
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