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CTA Green Line service back on track after bomb scare

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Updated: August 29, 2013 10:17AM

Service to the West Side on the CTA’s Green Line train resumed early Thursday about an hour after officials shut the train line down after receiving a bomb threat.

Train service was cleared to resume at 12:28 a.m., CTA spokeswoman Lambrini Lukidis said.

Service had been halted between the Clinton Street station and the Harlem/Lake Street station after the threat was received about 11:15 p.m., according to the CTA.

During the stoppage, a CTA Green Line train was evacuated at the Central Avenue station, officials said.

While the trains were halted, shuttle buses took Green Line passengers from the Clinton stop out to the Austin stop on Lake Street, according to the CTA.

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