Red Line Trains Rerouted Due to Smoke in Subway

Tuesday, Apr 8, 2014  |  Updated 8:06 AM CDT
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Red Line Trains Rerouted Due to Smoke in Subway

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Red Line trains were rereouted to the elevated tracks Tuesday morning after smoke was detected at the Grand station.

Firefighters were called to the station at about 7:20 a.m. for a smell of smoke coming from debris on tracks, CTA spokesman Brian Steele said.

No trains were stopped, but trains heading north and south between Fullerton and Cermak/Chinatown were rerouted to elevated tracks. Power was cut off through the regular route, Steele said.

Trains were going back through the subay shortly before 8 a.m.


 

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