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Green Line service resumes after train stops short

The MBTA empty Green line Park Street stop on a weekday morning in December 2020.David L. Ryan/Globe Staff

The Green Line will operate regularly today after a train stopped short at a track switch at Park Street, partially suspending service Monday night, according to the MBTA.

The slow-moving train stopped short at about 9:40 p.m., said Joe Pesaturo, a spokesman for the MBTA. Although the transit system initially called the incident a derailment in a tweet, it was “not an actual derailment,” as “none of the train’s wheels came off the rails,” Pesaturo wrote in an e-mail.

Service was suspended between Arlington and North Station, the MBTA tweeted at 10:16 p.m.

“The track switch must be realigned before the train can be moved,” Pesaturo said before the service resumed.

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None of the seven passengers requested medical attention, he said.



Breanne Kovatch can be reached at breanne.kovatch@globe.com. Follow her on Twitter at @breannekovatch.