CHICAGO (CBS) — The Chicago Transit Authority reported numerous problems in its ‘L’ train system Monday night due to track-switching problems.
As of 10:45 p.m., Orange Line trains were standing at the Midway terminal. Customers were advised to consider No. 62 Archer buses instead.READ MORE: 'We’re Back There Again?' Disproportionate Number of Black Chicagoans Died From COVID-19 In Recent Surge; What’s The Solution?
Purple Line trains were also delayed, and Yellow Line Skokie Swift service was suspended altogether, due to track switching problems at the Howard terminal. Those problems also halted Red Line service for a time.READ MORE: Teen Charged In 8-Year-Old Melissa Ortega's Murder Has Criminal Record For Carjacking And Gun Charges
Blue Line trains were also running with delays at Forest Park due to track-switching problems.
It was not immediately learned whether the snowstorm pounding the Chicago area Monday night was to blame for the track-switching problems.MORE NEWS: Illinois House Committee Advances Bill That Would Require Life Rings Along Lakefront
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