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Service Disruption Reported on Metra BNSF Line

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    NEWSLETTERS

    Metra Delays Mess Up Rush Hour

    A night of commuter chaos for thousands of Metra riders Monday. Train problems caused major delays for the second Monday night in a row. NBC 5's Patrick Fazio reports the latest.

    (Published Monday, Aug. 27, 2018)

    Metra has alerted passengers departing from Chicago's Union Station Monday afternoon of delays due to signal problems.

    At 6: 23 p.m., Metra alerted via Twitter that "Train #1267 sched. to arrive Aurora at 6:13 p.m. - making all stops from Downers Grove Main Street to Aurora." In addition, a follow-up tweets include alerts of other trains making the same stops.

    Around 6:10 p.m. Metra tweeted "outbound trains may be operating 20 to 55 minutes behind schedule."

    A Metra tweet sent out about 5 p.m. said "outbound trains may be operating 10 to 25 minutes behind schedule."

    A Look Over Chicago's Union Station as Metra Reports Delays

    A Look Over Chicago's Union Station as Metra Reports Delays

    Sky5's Mike Lorber reports on Metra BNSF Line delays reported Monday afternoon.

    (Published Monday, Aug. 27, 2018)

    According to a series of Metra tweets, signal problems were first reported around 3:30 p.m.

    An “Overcrowding Prevention Plan” has been implemented, according to Metra.

    Check back for more details.

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