BNSF trains face major delays because of ‘suspicious package’

SHARE BNSF trains face major delays because of ‘suspicious package’
SHARE BNSF trains face major delays because of ‘suspicious package’

(AURORA) Metra BNSF trains are back on the move with significant delays after police were called to investigate a suspicious package on the tracks near west suburban Aurora.

Burlington Northern Santa Fe trains traveling to Aurora and Chicago were stopped about 5:30 p.m. near Aurora “due to ongoing police activity,” a Metra rider alert said.

Police were investigating a “suspicious package on the tracks around McClure,” Aurora police spokesman Dan Ferrelli said.

No further details were immediately available.

As of 6:15 p.m., Metra said trains were back on the move, with delays of 10-110 minutes.

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