CTA Yellow Line service resumes after hourslong delay for debris on tracks

Yellow Line trains were halted about 6:30 a.m. due to debris near the Howard station, according to the CTA. Service resumed just before 10 a.m.

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CTA Yellow Line service was suspended Jan. 11, 2020, because of debris on the tracks near the Howard station in Rogers Park.

CTA Yellow Line service was suspended Jan. 11, 2020, because of debris on the tracks near the Howard station in Rogers Park.

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CTA Yellow Line service was suspended for over three hours Saturday because of debris on the tracks in Rogers Park on the North Side.

Trains were halted about 6:30 a.m. due to debris near the Howard station, according to service alerts form the CTA. All service on the line, which runs from Howard to north suburban Skokie, was suspended about 6:47 a.m.

Yellow Line service resumed just before 10 a.m., the transit authority said.

The CTA is advising riders to plan for residual delays as earlier congestion clears.

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