CTA Blue Line service resumes after person on tracks halts trains between Damen and Racine

Service was suspended about 5:24 p.m., and trains began moving with delays less than a half hour later, CTA said.

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A man was stabbed in a Red Line train January 20, 2022 in Chatham.

Blue Line CTA service was suspended between Damen and Racine Jan. 28, 2020 due to a person on the tracks.

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CTA Blue Line service resumed after an “unauthorized person on the tracks” halted trains between Damen and Racine during the evening rush Tuesday.

Service was suspended about 5:24 p.m., CTA said.

Trains began moving with delays less than a half hour later, CTA said.

A man had fallen onto the tracks from what appeared to be a “medical emergency,” according to the Chicago Fire Department. He was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital in “serious but stable condition.”

The man wasn’t electrocuted, and he wasn’t hit by a train, fire said.

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