Purple Line Resumes Service After Removal Of Branch

CHICAGO (CBS) — The CTA Purple Line service was restored between Linden and Central after a branch near the tracks was removed Monday afternoon.

As a precaution, CTA shut down service about 1:20 p.m. so they could cut down a branch that threatened to fall over the tracks, according to CTA spokeswoman Tammy Chase.

Service was running normally by 3:30 p.m., the CTA said.

(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire © Chicago Sun-Times 2016. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

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