Tag: Orange Line Fire

Oct 31

After smoky chaos on Orange Line, MBTA union chief rips into Gov. Charlie Baker

Mass Live | By Gintautas Dumcius | October 31, 2016 “The only way to evacuate those passengers was to do what the [train] operator did – leave his cab to try to manually open each car door,” O’Brien told members of the oversight board of the MBTA on Monday. “But Governor Baker’s first public comments …

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Oct 27

Gov. Baker Says Operator Did Not Follow Protocol During Orange Line Emergency

CBS | October 27, 2016 6:05 PM BOSTON (CBS) – There are new questions about the safety of the MBTA after passengers kicked out windows to escape a smoky Orange Line train Wednesday afternoon. Governor Charlie Baker says it was more chaotic because of what the operator did but union members say he is a …

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