Metra UP-NW train strikes pedestrian near Arlington Park; extensive delays expected


ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. — Metra UP-NW service is delayed after a train struck a pedestrian in Arlington Heights.

The incident — involving a pedestrian and train No. 620 — happened around 7:30 a.m. Tuesday near Arlington Park.

Metra reports that inbound and outbound UP-NW trains are halted, and customers should expect extensive delays.

The condition of the person truck by the train is unknown.

Outbound trains #607 and #609 will terminate at Des Plaines and head back to Chicago to accommodate passengers waiting for delayed inbound trains. No trains getting past Arlington Park either way.

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