Passengers traveling on the MBTA's Framingham-Worcester commuter rail line this afternoon are likely to see some delays after a gas main was struck in Wellesley.
According to an email alert from the Wellesley Police Department, a gas main was struck on Rockland Street. As a result, all CSX and MBTA trains on the Framingham-Worcester line through Wellesley have been halted.
The Framingham-Worcester commuter rail line passes through seven local stations: , Grafton, Southborough, Ashland, Framingham, Natick and West Natick.
The MBTA issued an alert saying the P515 1 p.m. outbound train was experiencing 45- to 60-minute delays due to a "fire emergency." The train was being held at Auburndale station.
No other MBTA alerts have been issued at this time.
have closed Linden Street between Kirkland Street and Route 9 as officials repair the leak.
"There is a strong smell of natural gas in the area," according to a police alert.
Wellesley Police said they expect the situation to be resolved shortly.