Issues with the Amtrak computer dispatching system, which controls train movement in and out of Union Station, caused signal problems. The first outage occurred just before 8 a.m. The second outage occurred between 8:15 a.m. and 8:38 a.m.
Metra trains were stopped just after 8:30 a.m. Once the signal problems were resolved, trains stated moving again around 8:50 a.m. with 15-25 minute delays.
Metra riders should listen for platform announcements or use Track Your Train on metrarail.com for the latest updates.