Falling debris slows Amtrak trains in Boston

BOSTON (WHDH) - Debris from a bridge came crashing down onto train tracks in Boston Monday night, causing delays as crews cleared the scene.

Officials said what appeared to be pieces of concrete fell onto the tracks from the Albany Street bridge around 6:30 p.m. Monday’s heavy rain appeared to be the cause.

No trains were on the tracks at the time the bricks fell and no injuries were reported.

The debris on the tracks impacted service for both Amtrak and the Commuter Rail after officials were forced to reroute trains.

As of Tuesday morning, crews had cleared the debris but trains were still traveling through the area at reduced speeds.

(Copyright (c) 2018 Sunbeam Television. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)