Freight train catches fire, impacts CTA Red Line

November 11, 2011 2:36:00 PM PST
Chicago Transit Authority Red Line trains briefly bypassed the 63rd Street station because of a freight train accident.

Officials say the freight train caught fire at 62nd and Wentworth, which is near the Dan Ryan Expressway. Traffic was not impacted.

The CTA Red Line train was briefly interrupted, but had returned to normal by 4:30 p.m.