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Mechanical Problem Causes Delays on MBTA's Red Line

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The MBTA's Red Line saw delays Thursday in Boston due to a train with a mechanical problem.

The MBTA reported delays of up to 30 minutes because of the issue on the Ashmont branch. The train was being taken to a train yard, the agency said.

The MBTA later tweeted that the train had been cleared from the scene.

The nature of the mechanical problem was not immediately clear.

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