According to Metra's Twitter, the body was found on Halsted Street and Archer Avenue.
There was a body reported on or near the tracks in the vicinity of Halsted Street & Archer Avenue. Inbound train movement has been halted while the police investigate the scene. The duration of this delay is unknown, but extensive delays are anticipated.— Metra HC (@metraHC) May 2, 2019
Chicago Police officials said the body was of a 40-year-old man. No further details have been released.
The Metra Twitter account also said the line is reversing back to Joliet so commuters can find alternate transportation if they do not want to wait for the tracks to reopen.
Due to police investigating a body found near the tracks, Heritage Corridor trains will reverse back to Joliet and make all station stops so passengers can detrain at their origination station and find alternate transportation.— Metra HC (@metraHC) May 2, 2019
Officials also suggest transferring to the Rock Island line once they arrive at Joliet.
Inbound trains to Chicago from the Heritage Corridor are being impacted as police investigate. Extensive delays are anticipated until further notice.
Metra Police are investigating.