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Extensive delays on Howard-bound CTA Red Line trains after mechanical issue

CHICAGO — Howard-bound CTA Red Line trains are running again with delays from congestion after an earlier mechanical problem on a train at Grand Monday morning.

That mechanical problem forced trains to be temporarily rerouted to the elevated lines between Cermak-Chinatown.

Crews are working to clear the congestion that’s been formed and urge commuters to allow for extra travel time.

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