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11 Apr 2019 | 02:28 AM UTC

US: Chicago (Illinois) Blue Line train service suspended April 10

United States of America News Alert

“Minor” derailment of Blue Line train interrupts service near Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport (ORD) on April 10; service suspended until further notice

TIMEFRAME expected from 4/10/2019, 12:00 AM until 4/11/2019, 11:59 PM (America/Chicago). COUNTRY/REGION Chicago, O'Hare International Airport (ORD)

Event

Blue Line train service between O'Hare International Airport (ORD) in Chicago (Illinois state) is temporarily suspended following a "minor" derailment on Wednesday, April 10. A CTA train derailed near the O'Hare terminal around 19:10 (local time), resulting in one injury. Service between O'Hare and Rosemont stations has been suspended and shuttle buses are replacing trains. Blue Line trains remain running between Rosemont and Forest Park. Congestion and residual delays expected in coming hours.

Advice

Individuals traveling to or from ORD are advised to monitor the situation, allow additional time to reach their destination, and anticipate transportation disruptions and increased demand for taxis or other alternative modes of transportation.

 

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