CHICAGO (CBS)– CTA Red Line trains are running with delays after an early morning power outage.
The power issue impacted trains between the 79th and 95th street stations. The outage started around 12:30 a.m. and prompted a massive response from crews and police.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Heavy Rain, Possible Flood Watch
A train stopped on the tracks, and minutes later passengers walked off the train next to the tracks near the 87th Street Red Line station.
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[Major Delays] Red Line srvc is running with delays due to a track condition near 87th; board all trains on the Howard-bound side at the 87th station. Use 29 State bus as alt. More: https://t.co/Gm2diYhhzg
— cta (@cta) September 21, 2021
“I did think I was going to break my ankle,” one passenger told CBS 2. “Other than that, they were pretty cool about it.”MORE NEWS: 15-Year-Old Critically Wounded, Among 2 Shot In Belmont Heights Online Sale Meetup
Commuters should allow for extra travel time.