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NATO summit could shut down some rail lines in Chicago

(Source: Chicago Sun-Times, March 29, 2012)

CHICAGO — The U.S. Secret Service is considering shutting down rail lines that run beneath McCormick Place during the May 20-21 NATO summit to protect world leaders meeting there, potentially inconveniencing thousands of commuters, transit officials said Wednesday. According to the Chicago Sun-Times, the extraordinary security measure could impact the South Shore and Metra Electric lines as well as Amtrak and the Canadian National Railway. All four lines operate beneath the summit site where leaders from more than 50 nations will gather.

Full story: Chicago Sun-Times

Thursday, March 29, 2012

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