CTA train derailment halts service on North Side

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CHICAGO — The Chicago Fire Department responded Saturday to a CTA train derailment on the city’s North Side.

A CTA car derailed Saturday afternoon near the Granville stop at Broadway. The power was shut off and service has been suspended between Howard and Bryn Mawr. Red Line cars will temporarily only be traveling between Bryn Mawr and 95th. CTA is offering alternative bus routes in the meantime. You can follow their Twitter account for updates. 

Courtesy of Eddie Berg.
Courtesy of Eddie Berg.
Courtesy of Eddie Berg
Courtesy of Eddie Berg

Passengers may use #36, #147, and #151 buses as alternatives to Red Line service, the CTA said.

According to fire officials, one person was transported to the hospital with a shoulder injury.

Passengers were being evacuated from the train, according to CTA.


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