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‘L’ Tracks

Metal brackets and chunks of wood cleared off of Van Buren Street after apparently falling from the L tracks. (Credit; Rory Rice)

Loop Train Service Back To Normal After Derailment Caused Big Delays

CTA is restoring service after a train derailment halted trains in the Loop.

06/17/2014

A tractor-trailer truck became lodged under the CTA tracks at Randolph and Wabash on Thursday. (Credit: Steph Dreyer/Twitter)

Truck Gets Lodged Under L Tracks In Loop; Driver Blames Cabbies

What to do when you get your tractor-trailer stuck beneath the L tracks downtown, blocking a major street and drawing dozens of amused and bemused spectators? Blame a cabbie, of course.

11/22/2013

CTA RED LINE

Loyola Student Electrocuted By Third Rail On Red Line

A Loyola University senior is dead, after falling onto the electrified third rail on the CTA Red Line tracks early Saturday.

CBS Chicago–09/15/2012

CTA RED LINE

Woman Injured After Falling On Third Rail At Howard ‘L’ Terminal

A woman fell and touched the electrified third rail at the Howard CTA Red Line terminal Sunday night.

CBS Chicago–07/09/2012

Photo Of CTA Purple Line South Blvd. Station. (CTA Photo)

Man Dies After Peeing On ‘L’ Tracks In Evanston

An Indiana man died overnight, after coming into contact with the electrified third rail as he urinated on the Purple Line ‘L’ tracks in Evanston.

CBS Chicago–04/23/2012

CTA Train (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

CTA To Begin Reconstruction Of Loop Tracks This Weekend

CTA Brown, Orange and Pink Line riders are in for delays and reroutes this weekend, as the CTA begins the latest phase of track reconstruction on the Loop elevated train tracks.

04/18/2012

Loop 'L'

CTA To Refurbish Loop ‘L’ Tracks

The Chicago Transit Authority ‘L’ tracks are getting a makeover in the Loop.

CBS Chicago–04/09/2012

CTA RED LINE

Red Line Trains Rerouted To ‘L’ Tracks Due To Reports Of Explosive

The Chicago Transit Authority to rerouted Red Line trains out of the subway Friday morning, after someone reported a passenger was carrying an explosive.

CBS Chicago–03/23/2012

CTA Brown Line Railroad Tie

Falling Railroad Tie From Brown Line Nearly Hit Pregnant Woman

A heavy railroad tie fell from a CTA “L” track in Lincoln Square last weekend and came close to crushing a car being driven by a pregnant Chicago woman.

CBS 2–06/29/2011

Red Line Smoke

Red Line Trains Rerouted Due To Reported Smoke In Subway

CTA Red Line trains had to be rerouted to the Loop ‘L’ tracks this morning, after a report of smoke in the State Street subway.

CBS Chicago–06/03/2011

Pigeons

Uptown Blog: Too Many Pigeons Near Red Line Tracks

An Uptown neighborhood news blog is calling on someone to do something about the “hordes” of pigeons that are congregating near the Red Line ‘L’ tracks just north of the Wilson stop.

CBS Chicago–06/02/2011