Overhead wires caused a cascade of sparks at Boston’s South Station on Sunday, causing a short delay in service, officials said.
Amtrak officials confirmed that a piece of debris fell and collided with the overhead wires. One rider took to social media to show off the sparklers’ light display.
“This doesn’t seem right!” » User X Adriana Lacy wrote.
The incident caused delays of about 10 minutes while crews fixed the problem, Amtrak said.
The MBTA referred questions to Amtrak for comment, but it warned of multiple delays for trains around South Station on X, affecting the Franklin and Needham lines.
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