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Broken Axle Caused Red Line Derailment, MBTA Says
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Broken Axle Caused Red Line Derailment, MBTA Says

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) announced Monday that the Red Line car derailment on June 11 was due to a broken axle. There was poor electrical connectivity between two pieces of the axle, weakening it over time, according to the report detailing the incident. The derailment caused significant service disruptions and was the beginning…

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