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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.


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.