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Subway passengers frustrated by third MBTA mishap this week

2 unrelated fires halt service at rush hour

A Red Line train was stranded on the Longfellow Bridge last night as a result of two fires. Passengers were escorted off the train. A Red Line train was stranded on the Longfellow Bridge last night as a result of two fires. Passengers were escorted off the train. (Yoon S. Byun/ Globe Staff)
By John M. Guilfoil and Jeannie Nuss
Globe Correspondents / September 17, 2009

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Thousands of commuters bore the brunt of further MBTA troubles last night after two apparently unrelated fires forced the evacuation of riders and shut down subway service in downtown Boston at the end of rush hour, in the third incident in three days. (Full article: 708 words)

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