Video: Pyrotechnics preceded June derailment

Red Line lumbered on, car lurched, then crashed into sheds

A VIDEO OF the Red Line derailment on June 11 from the vantage point of the JFK/UMass Station shows the Braintree-bound train coming into view around a slight curve when a big flash occurs toward the rear of the train. It’s not clear in the grainy footage what caused the flash but the train doesn’t(...)

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