Suspicious package delays commuter rail lines

A suspicious package left at the Braintree Commuter Rail Station has delayed two commuter rail lines in and out of Boston this morning, according to the MBTA.

The Middleborough/Lakeville and Kingston/Plymouth rail lines are being held out of Braintree until just before 10 a.m., the T said in an alert posted online.

Transit Police responded to the report of a suspicious package left on the commuter rail platform just before 8:45 a.m., MBTA spokesman Joe Pesaturo said.

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Passengers are being urged to take the Red Line where possible.