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Purple Line service disrupted by derailment

Updated: January 26, 2013 12:12AM



A derailment on the CTA’s Purple Line in Evanston slowed service Friday night, and trains were running on a single track at one point, according to the Chicago Transit Authority.

The derailment happened just after 7:30 p.m. between South Boulevard and the Howard station in Chicago.

Full service was restored about 10 p.m., a CTA spokesperson said.



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