Electric explosions suspend Metra service, trains now moving

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CHICAGO - Metra Electric trains were suspended overnight after an explosion near a stop in Hyde Park.

Around 9:00 p.m. on Saturday, electrical problems with overhead wires caused an explosion.

Firefighters had to remove passengers from nearby trains.

All trains on Metra Electric Line's South Chicago branch were suspended until around 1:30 a.m. Sunday morning.

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