Long delays on morning South Shore trains
SUN-TIMES MEDIA WIRE October 17, 2012 8:40AM
Commuters taking the South Shore Line Passenger Service Wednesday morning have been dealing with significant delays.
While as of about 7:45 a.m. power had been restored between Michigan City and East Chicago, some trains are still delayed over an hour, according to the Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District (NICTD).
Beginning with Train No. 106, morning rush hour trains are out of sequence and running 45 minutes to over an hour late from Michigan City to Chicago, according to NICTD’s website. Eastbound Train No. 203 turned around at East Chicago to return to Chicago and the district is turning eastbound Train No. 205 at Hegewisch to return to Chicago.
Metra Electric continues to honor South Shore tickets, NICTD said.
Train No. 7 will be the first eastbound train departing Chicago at 8:45 a.m., however it may be delayed on its departure, NICTD said. Eastbound Train No. 207’s run has been canceled.