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MBTA service slowly roars back to life

Questions arise over why it took so long for buses and trains to roll out after storm

After an MBTA shutdown that lasted nearly two days the T began limited service Sunday afternoon, with the full schedule to resume Monday morning amid questions about why the weekend snowstorm had so hobbled the system.

The return to service after the longest service interruption in recent memory was greeted with relief by local residents, who couldn’t help but wonder: What took so long?

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