By CBS 2 Chicago Staff

CHICAGO (CBS) — The CTA Blue Line has been suspended between Wicker Park and the Near West Side due to a medical emergency on the tracks.

The Chicago Transit Authority said service was suspended between the Damen stop in Wicker Park and the Racine stop on the Near West Side – a stretch that includes the entire downtown area leg of the line.

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Trains were only running between Damen and the O’Hare terminal and between Racine and the Forest Park terminal.

Shuttle buses were available as a replacement.

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The CTA did not specify the nature of the medical emergency, which happened at the Grand stop at Milwaukee and Grand avenues and Halsted Street.

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