What to Know
Metra Electric train service was suspended on Jan. 30 following a massive cold snap that damaged electrical wires
A freight train derailment set back repair efforts even further, and service was suspended on the line for five days
Service resumed in modified fashion last week
Metra Electric trains will resume normal service Monday following over a week of suspended or modified schedules, the agency announced.
Crew have been working to repair damage caused by a Jan. 30 freight train derailment near Harvey. Overhead wires and two electrical substations were damaged.
Metra Electric trains were initially suspended earlier that day due to wire problems caused by a deep freeze that swept through the area.
Trains have been running on a modified schedule since Feb. 2.