Alewife Station has re-opened and normal service has resumed after police investigated a suspicious package that was left on a Red Line train earlier today, MBTA officials said.

 

There is no word yet on what came out of that investigation.

 

MBTA Spokesman Joshua Robin said at 2:40 p.m. that police were are examining the package with explosives detection equipment.

 

At 1:22 p.m., an MBTA official tweeted that Alewife station was closed due to "police activity."

 

Shuttle bus service is running between Alewife and Davis Stations for displaced passengers.