Yellow Line service resumes after track problems in Skokie

Service resumed with residual delays shortly before 7:20 a.m.

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A person was found dead on the train tracks Nov. 17, 2020, at the Harold Washington Library-State/Van Buren stop.

CTA Yellow Line service was disrupted Sept. 4, 2020, because of track problems in Skokie.

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CTA Yellow Line trains are moving again Friday after earlier track problems in north suburban Skokie.

Trains were halted at the Howard station shortly before 6 a.m. at the because of track switching problems near the Oakton-Skokie station, according to service alerts from the CTA.

Service resumed with residual delays shortly before 7:20 a.m., the CTA said.

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