Metra BNSF Service Halted After Amtrak Train Strikes Pedestrian Near Westmont

Inbound and outbound service on Metra's BNSF line was halted Saturday afternoon after an Amtrak train struck a pedestrian near Westmont, officials said.

Service had resumed with extensive delays at around 5:45 p.m., according to Metra.

The BNSF line, which originates at Union Station, services the western suburbs of Chicago, including Naperville and Aurora. t

Amtrak tweeted that one of its trains was stopped west of Chicago due to a "trespasser incident."

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