A Red Line train has derailed at Alewife Station, but no injuries were reported, MBTA officials said. ...
It was the second day in a row of problems on the Red Line between Harvard and Alewife. Repairs to a 40-foot wall panel at the Porter Square station, which is in danger of coming loose from water leaks, caused rush-hour delays on the line Monday.
--Boston.com MetroDesk on a possible harbinger
The author of the report, David F. D’Alessandro, went so far this morning as to say he would not ride the Red Line between Harvard Square and Alewife because a water leak has created the potential for a train derailment.
--From my November 4, 2009 entry