You can now read 5 articles in a month for free on Read as much as you want anywhere and anytime for just 99¢.


Red Line service disrupted through Monday

Buses will continue to replace Red Line train service between JFK/UMass and Park Street stations through Monday while crews continue to work in the tunnel, said MBTA spokesman Joe Pesaturo.

Crews are replacing and repairing damaged electrical and communications cables.

Continue reading below

Firefighters responded to reports of a fire around 10:30 p.m. Saturday and entered the tunnel after power to the tracks was cut a short time later, Boston Fire Department spokesman Steve MacDonald said.

“The damage is extensive, and the work is complex,” Pesaturo said. “Crews are working tirelessly to have the Red Line fully functional for the Tuesday morning commute.”

Anne Steele can be reached at Follow her on Twitter @AnneMarieSteele.
Loading comments...
Want each day's news headlines delivered fresh to your
inbox every morning? Just connect with us
in one of the following ways:
Please enter a valid email will never post anything without asking.
Privacy Policy
Subscriber Log In

You have reached the limit of 5 free articles in a month

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than 25¢ a week
Marketing image of
Marketing image of