Passengers have rushed to the back of a Melbourne train when its power line connectors exploded during the morning commute, leaving them stranded.

Two videos show what looks like sparks shooting from the roof of the train, which is stopped near Flinders Street Station, but a Metro Trains spokeswoman said there was no fire.

‘The train has never been on fire, the MFB have left,’ she told AAP.

‘It was an overhead wire issue, it was electrical, the train was not on fire.’

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Passengers have rushed to the back of a Melbourne train when its power line connectors exploded during the morning commute, leaving them stranded. Two videos show what looks like sparks shooting from the roof of the train, which is stopped near Flinders Street Station, but a Metro Trains spokeswoman said...