MBTA Commuter Train Derails in Wilmington

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WILMINGTON, MA (WBZ-AM) -- An MBTA commuter rail train derailed in Wilmington on Thursday morning.

Wilmington Police are reporting no injuries at the scene of a low speed accident on the Lowell line. Train 300 derailed around 6:30 a.m. in the area of 498 Main St.

Police reported the following via Twitter:

Police and fire units off with a derailed @MBTA_CR train in the area of 498 Main St. No reported injuries. Only one lane of traffic getting through right now due to the evacuation of passengers. #WilmingtonMA #MAsnow

The accident has had residual effects on the morning commute for many in the area. The MBTA has reported the following travel updates via Twitter:

Lowell Update: Due to a slow speed derailment on Lowell Train 300, all Lowell Line service cannot operate through Wilmington. Buses are en route to accommodate passengers. Updates to follow.

Haverhill Train 286 (7:30a from Reading) is cancelled today due to train traffic on the Haverhill Line following the slow speed derailment near Wilmington. Please consider Train 208 (7:35a inbound).

Haverhill Train 288 (8:00 am inbound) is cancelled due to increased train traffic on the Haverhill Line following the slow speed derailment near Wilmington. Consider Train 208, which will make stops between Reading & N. Station.

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