Service Resumes on CTA Blue Line After Derailment on Near West Side

Blue Line Derailment
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CTA Blue Lines service was suspended for several hours on the Near West Side after a derailment was reported Monday morning in the Illinois Medical District. 

The derailment happened near the Illinois Medical District station at 430 S. Damen Ave. at 11:45 a.m., according to the CTA. No injuries were reported. 

Service was been suspended between UIC-Halsted and Pulaski for more than two hours, according to the CTA. Trains began resuming around 2:30 p.m. with residual delays expected. 

Shuttle buses were also providing service through the affected area.

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