Brookfield Metra station reopens after train derailment

May 27, 2013 2:05:54 PM PDT
A Monday afternoon freight car derailment prompted the closure of a Metra station in west suburban Brookfield for about three hours.

A single Burlington Northern Santa Fe freight car derailed on the north side of the Brookfield station, according to Metra's website. The station closed around 1 p.m. and reopened around 4 p.m.