CTA trains running again after Lincoln Park derailment

Service on CTA’s Red Line has resumed with residual delays after a minor derailment in Chicago’s Lincoln Park neighborhood.

The eighth car of a Red Line train fell off the tracks at Sheffield and Armitage at about 11:20 a.m. Thursday. The train was heading southbound.

CTA Red Line derails in Lincoln ParkThere were no injuries, and passengers were helped from the train. The fire department executed a so-called “Plan 1,” or  five ambulances to the scene as a precaution.

Power was shut off on both the Red and Brown lines southbound, and on the Red Line northbound between Sedgwick and Armitage Avenues.

During the power outage, shuttle buses were set up between the Southport and Sedgwick stations on the Brown Line and between Fullerton and North/Clybourn on the Red Line.

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