Red Line train with 24 aboard derails Monday on North Side; no injuries

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CHICAGO — Red Line service was temporarily suspended Monday night on the North Side following a train derailment.

A wheel came off the southbound tracks near the Bryn Mawr station while 24 passengers were on it Monday evening, Chicago fire said. No injuries were reported.

Power was been shut off in both directions between Howard and Belmont. A shuttle bus was available for passengers between Howard and Belmont.

The station is part of the Red-Purple line modernization program and is slated to be rebuilt by 2024.

Mayor Lightfoot was at the station less than a week ago for a groundbreaking ceremony, but no construction has taken place yet.

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