Green, Pink Line trains delayed by debris on tracks in West Town

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CTA Ashland Green and Pink Line station. | Sun-Times file photo

Service was delayed Tuesday morning on the CTA’s Green and Pink Lines because of debris on the tracks near the Ashland/Lake station in the West Town neighborhood.

Pink and Green Line trains were halted about 8:30 a.m. near the station, 1601 W. Lake St., because of debris on the tracks, according to service alerts from the Chicago Transit Authority.

A CTA spokesman said the debris was removed from the tracks and trains were operating again with residual delays shortly after 9 a.m.

It was not immediately clear what the debris was.

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