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Metra Cancels Trains Due To Blizzard

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(Credit: Steve Miller/WBBM)

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CHICAGO (STMW) – Metra is canceling several trains due to the dangerous weather conditions.

Inbound Southwest Service train No.838, scheduled to depart Orland Park at 7:55 p.m. will not be running Tuesday evening. The next train, No.840, will leave Orland Park at 8:25 p.m., a Metra service advisory said.

On the Metra Electric District Line, train No.136 scheduled to leave University Park at 5:40 p.m. and arrive in Chicago at 6:46 p.m. will not operate. The next train, No.140, left University Park at 6:40 p.m. and is expected to arrive in Chicago at 7:41 p.m.

Train No.645 on the Union Pacific Northwest Line is also not running. That train was expected to arrive in Barrington. The next train left at 5:33 p.m. and was scheduled to arrive in Harvard at 7:19 p.m.

Several other trains are running late. Metra is advising passengers check the time table boards when they arrive at stations. Earlier, Metra said schedules had changed due to the amount of passengers arriving at stations.

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