Normal Red Line service resumes after reroute due to reports of smoke at Grand

By 5:57 a.m., Red Line service was being rerouted to elevated tracks between Fullerton and Cermak-Chinatown., according to the CTA.

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CTA Red Line trains were rerouted to elevated tracks because of reports of smoke at the Grand station Oct. 28, 2019.

CTA Red Line trains were rerouted to elevated tracks because of reports of smoke at the Grand station Oct. 28, 2019.

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CTA Red Line subway trains are resuming normal service after an earlier reroute because of reports of smoke Monday morning at a station in River North.

Trains were halted about 5:50 a.m. because of reports of smoke at the Grand station, 521 N. State St., according to service alerts from the CTA. By 5:57 a.m., Red Line service was being rerouted to elevated tracks between Fullerton and Cermak-Chinatown.

Normal service resumed with residual delays by 6:05 a.m., according to the CTA.

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