BNSF service was fully restored Friday morning after two people were struck and killed by a Metra train.
According to Metra’s website, inbound and outbound trains will operate on their normal schedule but commuters should anticipate minor delays.
A brother and his sister in their 50s were struck near the Western Ave Station at about 5 p.m. Thursday by a train heading inbound from La Grange.
Witnesses say the say the siblings were were pushing a cart on the tracks looking for metal scraps. The sister was her brother’s caretaker. He was partially blind.
The spot is a well known short cut across the tracks for area residents.
For the latest updates, go to metrarail.com.