mbta: fractured subway axle to blame for red line derailment
MBTA: Fractured subway axle to blame for Red Line derailment
MBTA: Fractured subway axle to blame for Red Line derailment Sharman Sacchetti | Frank O'Laughlin BOSTON (WHDH) - The MBTA announced Monday that the derailment of a decades-old Red Line train in
A fractured axle is to blame for the Red Line derailment, the
A fractured axle is to blame for the Red Line derailment, the MBTA says The incident has prompted the agency to make changes to its inspections process.
Red Line derailment blamed on broken axle | WJAR
Boston public transit authorities say a broken axle was to blame for a Red Line subway train derailment this summer that caused commuter disruptions and criticism of the system. Jeff Gonneville
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The derailment of a Red Line train in June that disrupted life for thousands of commuters on the region’s busiest subway line was caused by a broken axle, an investigation by the MBTA has
MBTA: Bad electrical connection snapped Red Line axle to
BOSTON — A bad electrical connection is to blame for the Red Line derailment that wrought havoc on the MBTA this summer, according to the Fiscal and Management Control Board. In a report released at the board's meeting Monday, the organization cited "poor electrical connectivity" for causing an axle to fail and fracture, in turn derailing the
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MBTA officials say Red Line restored to full capacity
MBTA officials say Red Line restored to full capacity following June derailment Posted Sep 26, 2019 A Red Line train derailed at the JFK/UMass station in Dorchester shortly after 6 a.m. on Tuesday
MBTA: Weakened steel ring led to June derailment
The broken axle of the Red Line car that derailed is visible in the foreground. (Photo courtesy of MBTA) The repeated electrical arcing damaged the axle so much that it fractured, and that fracture created the early morning derailment, which caused only minor injuries to passengers but led to many other problems.
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The MBTA’s subway operation team installed dozens of flagging personnel, officials, and staff during the period of time when each Red Line train was manually moved through affected areas. During this manual operation, the MBTA’s Safety Department dispatched personnel to support the safe movement of trains along the tracks and ensured the
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The move came after a spate of derailments, including the June 10 Red Line crash and a June 8 Green Line derailment that injured 10 people. Related: Broken Axle Caused Red Line Train Derailment
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The Red Line train that derailed was among the oldest in the fleet, dating to 1969. The axle itself was installed in 1992, meaning it was still within its useful life, Gonneville said.