Sunday, January 20, 2019

NO CTA TRAIN DERAILMENT OVER JARVIS AVE NEAR ASHLAND AVE, CHICAGO

SUN JAN 20 2019 ~9:14 AM
CHICAGO FIRE DEPARTMENT
Passenger Train Derailment/STILL AND BOX/EMS Plan 1
1523 Jarvis Ave Chicago, IL

Report of a CTA elevated train derailment. BC9 reports that a Red Line train derailed by only jumping the track, and no passengers are injured. Crews are helping transfer passengers off the derailed car and detaching the derailed car. Then moving the functioning train back to the Howard Station. Problem was not a train derailment, but a weather-related problem at a switch.

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