Metra said Union Station South End tracks 2, 4, and 6 are out of service for emergency Amtrak track repairs. A Metra spokesman said the three tracks will remain closed for the remainder of the day Wednesday. Metra asks commuters to check the boards for train and track changes, but only minor delays are expected for afternoon travel.
Metra Alert - Union Station South Concourse tracks #2, #4 and #6 will be out of service until further notice due to Amtrak emergency station repairs, updates will be provided.— Metra SWS (@metraSWS) May 1, 2019
Amtrak said four commuter trains were delayed while Amtrak crews inspected the station area after a report of loose concrete above the track.