Metra UP-NW trains delayed for derailment in Crystal Lake rail yard

UP-NW trains were experiencing delays between 10 and 40 minutes, according to Metra service alerts.

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A person was fatally struck by a Metra train Nov. 18, 2020, on the UP-W line in Elmhurst.

No one was injured when a Metra equipment train derailed Feb. 4, 2020, in Crystal Lake.

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Metra Union Pacific Northwest passengers were experiencing delays Tuesday morning after a train derailed in a Crystal Lake rail yard.

An “equipment train” without passengers had a minor derailment about 12:30 a.m. in a rail yard in the northwest suburb, according to Metra spokesman Tom Miller.

No one was injured, and the derailment was cleared by 10:25 a.m., he said.

UP-NW trains were experiencing delays between 10 and 40 minutes, according to Metra service alerts.

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