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Northbound Orange Line passengers facing ‘moderate’ delays, T says

Craig F. Walker/Globe Staff

Northbound passengers on the Orange Line are facing “moderate” delays due to a disabled train at the Jackson Square station in Jamaica Plain during the Friday morning commute, according to the MBTA.

The “moderate” delay was posted to the T’s Twitter account at 8:26 a.m.

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T spokesman Joseph Pesaturo wrote in an e-mail that the cause of the delay will soon be resolved.

“One car in the six car train experienced a problem with its doors,” he wrote at 8:36 a.m.“The train is moving again with one car closed off to passengers.”

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The cause of the breakdown and an estimate of when the train will be repaired was not immediately available.

North of Boston, commuter son the Lowell commuter rail line are being urged to take Train 312 or Train 316 instead of Train 314, which was cancelled “due to a mechanical issue,” according to Keolis Commuter Services, the T’s commuter rail operator.

John R. Ellement can be reached at ellement@globe.com. Follow him on Twitter @JREbosglobe.
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