Metra Electric trains on the move after tree falls on tracks on Far South Side

CHICAGO (Sun-Times Media Wire) - Metra Electric trains are on the move Monday morning after a tree fell across the tracks in the West Pullman neighborhood on the Far South Side.

Just after 5 a.m., trains in both directions were halted at State Street near 121st Street because of a tree that fell across the tracks, according to Metra.

Crews were dispatched to remove the tree, and trains were on the move by 6:30 a.m., but running at least 15 minutes behind schedule, Metra said. Trains Nos. 202 and 203 did not operate.

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