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Metra Electric Line Train Derails

Service on Chicago’s Metra’s Electric Line was disrupted after two Metra cars derailed at the Richton Park yard. No one was personally injured in the train accident that occurred before dawn. The empty cars were being moved in the yard in preparation for the morning rush hours. The derailed train cars were relocated on the track and the track was inspected. The cause of the train derailment is still under investigation but it was believed to be cold-weather-related. A train track was found to be broken but officials believe that this was a result of the train derailment and not the cause. To read the full story, click here.