Chicago Red Line: Train derails near Bryn Mawr; CTA service resumes north of Belmont

ByABC7 Chicago Digital Team WLS logo
Tuesday, June 8, 2021
Firefighters help passengers off derailed Red Line train
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Firefighters helped passengers get off a CTA Red Line train that derailed on Chicago's North Side Monday evening.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- Service on the CTA Red Line was suspended for several hours after a train derailed near the Bryn Mawr station on Chicago's North Side Monday evening.

According to the Chicago Fire Department, one wheel on a Purple Line train went off the tracks just after 6 p.m.

Firefighters were seen helping the 24 passengers on board safely disembark the train. No injuries were reported.

Red Line train service was shut down for several hours between Howard and Belmont. Purple Line Express service was also suspended, though local Purple Line trains continued running between Howard and Linden.

Shuttle buses were made available between Belmont and Howard while crews worked to restore service.