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.

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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: