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Purple Line service disrupted by derailment

Updated: January 25, 2013 8:01PM



Service on the CTA Purple Line has been temporarily suspended because of a derailment in a rail yard, according to the CTA.

The derailment occurred between South Boulevard in Evanston and the Howard station in Chicago. Trains are operating only between Linden and South as of 7:45 p.m.

Shuttle buses are transporting commuters between the affected areas.

There is no timetable for restoration.



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