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(Update) Green Line service to fully resume Tuesday after Kenmore derailment

MBTA delays continued into the afternoon Monday following a morning Green Line derailment in a tunnel near Kendall Square that forced dozens of passengers to exit the trolley and walk along T tracks.

A little before 11 a.m., a Green Line passenger tweeted this photo with the caption, "Green Line train derails at Kenmore but staff at Copley station completely clueless about what is going on." Photo courtesy: @nils_gehlenborg /Twitter A little before 11 a.m., a Green Line passenger tweeted this photo with the caption, "Green Line train derails at Kenmore but staff at Copley station completely clueless about what is going on." Photo courtesy: @nils_gehlenborg /Twitter

An investigation is underway after a two-car outbound Green Line trolley derailed inside a tunnel near Kenmore Square around 9:45 a.m. Monday, forcing passengers to walk through the tunnel to be evacuated.

No injuries were reported, according to Boston Fire, though one passenger needed assistance evacuating.

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Regular service was expected to resume at the start of service Tuesday, according to MBTA Spokeswoman Kelly Smith.

Regular service resumed on the C and D lines by Monday's evening commute, but the B line continued to utilize shuttle buses through the end of service.

Not surprisingly, several customers expressed frustration with delays.

Around 2 p.m., Green Line passenger Ben Heyman tweeted, “Hey #Boston – #MBTA Green Line is still an utter mess. Avoid at all costs.”

The Green Line is no stranger to accidents.

In March, 10 people were injured when a Riverside-bound trolley veered off the tracks, causing another trolley to stop short behind it. Dozens were hurt in November 2012 when a trolley crashed into another trolley at at Boylston Station.

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