Metra delays near Des Plaines | Train strikes empty car near O'Hare

November 29, 2011 5:49:47 AM PST
A Metra train struck an empty car on the tracks near the O'Hare transfer in Des Plaines, causing delays for commuters on the North Central Service.

Train 100, which was due in to downtown at 6:55 a.m., was stopped after striking an empty car in Des Plaines. It was moving once again around 7:20 a.m. after the tracks were cleared.

Trains behind that one were also delayed.