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CN derailment closes Metra North Central line

(Source: Chicago Tribune, January 28, 2014)

CHICAGO -- Metra's North Central line from Antioch was shut down this morning after a freight car derailed just after midnight, affecting hundreds of riders on one of the coldest commutes so far this winter. A set of wheels on a hopper car of a 110-car Canadian National freight train derailed near Winchester Road in Mundelein shortly before 1 a.m. Tuesday, according to railroad officials and police.

Full story: Chicago Tribune

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

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