No one was injured, but 80 passengers had to be transported by shuttle buses from the stalled train, which had been heading toward Chicago around 9 p.m. Friday.
CTA Purple Line service is resuming after Monday’s frigid weather shut it down for about an hour and caused delays on multiple other train lines during the morning commute.
On the heels of a major overhaul of the Dan Ryan branch of the Red Line, the CTA is planning a nearly half-billion-dollar upgrade of its second busiest train line: the Blue Line to O’Hare International Airport.
Dozens of passengers riding in a westbound Blue Line train were injured Monday morning when the runaway train hit it.
A CTA bulletin posted tonight in all train yards orders employees to isolate all defective cars and put chocks on all wheels to make sure they can’t move.
Riders will be able to easily update their Facebook status from deep underground on the CTA’s subways.
A Blue Line passenger hurt when two CTA trains collided earlier this week filed a lawsuit Wednesday against the transit agency. It is the first such suit stemming from the crash.
Service resumed at the Blue Line Harlem Station early Wednesday morning following a crash between two trains that left 33 injured earlier in the week.
The federal government shutdown is not stopping the investigation into what caused that mysterious Blue Line crash in Forest Park.
Police are investigating the possibility that somebody hijacked a CTA train and sent it crashing into another train, causing dozens of injuries during the peak of rush hour on Monday.
he man fell onto the tracks about 4:30 p.m. at the Logan Square Blue Line station in the 2600 block of North Milwaukee.
Service has been restored after a CTA Blue Line train derailed Monday morning near the O’Hare station, according to the CTA’s website.
A 33-year-old Chicago man bit a police officer and punched the cop in the head while exiting a CTA train.
For all the coffee lovers out there, there is a new kind of crawl, right up your alley (or Blue line in this case). Caffentures, has created the Blue Line Coffee crawl to give coffee loving professionals and casual drinkers alike the chance to learn more about the Logan Square/Wicker Park coffee scene. There are also crawls along the Red and Brown line for even more coffee tasting adventures.
Chicago police arrested a group of male robbery suspects dressed as women on the Blue Line on Monday morning.
Police said a man was waiting for her outside the restroom, and attacked her as she exited the washroom to return to her booth.
As many as 3,000 airline employees and other workers at O’Hare International Airport will be able to board the CTA Blue Line free at the airport through July 12, as the transit agency scrambles to provide them with special fare cards.
Members of the Guardian Angels were patrolling near a CTA Blue Line station on the Northwest Side on Wednesday, two days after a woman was sexually assaulted along a heavily-traveled walkway in the Mayfair neighborhood.
Service on the CTA’s Blue Line was suspended on Friday morning due to a small rubbish fire in the subway.
Service was halted for nearly an hour Friday morning on a section of the CTA Blue Line, after a body was found under a grate in the subway.