Flash flooding washes away ground under MBTA commuter rail tracks in Leominster

Posted on AllSides September 12th, 2023
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LEOMINSTER, Mass. — In addition to washing away roads, opening up sinkholes, and damaging homes and businesses, the flash flooding from Monday’s devastating storm swept away the ground that supports the MBTA commuter rail train tracks that run through Leominster. The flooding forced the MBTA to halt train service on part of the Fitchburg Line on Tuesday. Service on that line will terminate at Shirley Station until further notice. In the meantime, buses will replace trains at Wachusett, Fitchburg, and North Leominster stations. Video captured in the area of the...

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