Smoke rose from the Commuter Rail tracks at North Station in Boston Thursday from what officials said was an overheated train engine.
The smoke rose up past Interstate 93 and the Zakim Bridge, and TD Garden. Firefighters were seen on the train platform, and video from a witness showed smoke rising. Fire crews were seen spraying down a train.
An MBTA representative said there was no fire on the train where the engine overheated, and Keolis, the company that operates MBTA Commuter Rail, said the same.
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A representative for Keolis said the mechanical issue that caused the smoke took place about 3:05 p.m. on the engine that supplies electricity to the rest of the train's air conditioning.
"The engine sustained an internal mechanical failure which led to excessive smoke. There was no fire. The Boston Fire Department responded and have since cleared the area. There were no passengers aboard the train and no injuries were reported," the representative said in a statement, noting that delays were anticipated.
NBC10 Boston has reached out to the Boston Fire Department for more information.
It's the latest incident on the MBTA, which has had a series of train crashes, derailments and a deadly dragging in recent months. Last month, the agency was ordered by federal regulators to immediately fix several key safety issues.