Thursday, February 12, 2015

How Snow Can Cripple Boston’s Subway Cars

How Snow Can Cripple Boston’s Subway Cars

Earlier this week, 48 people were stranded for hours before being rescued from a subway train that suffered a power failure in the midst of a blizzard. Firefighters were forced to clear a path through the snow so passengers could make their way to shuttle buses and continue their journey. Part of the problem? A significant portion of Boston's subway cars aren't made for running in heavy snow.

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