Arctic temperatures wreak havoc on Chicago rails

Posted on January 7, 2014

Metra photo by @KevinB1981 via Twitter pic.twitter.com/GgTD4fCqyI
Metra photo by @KevinB1981 via Twitter pic.twitter.com/GgTD4fCqyI
CHICAGO — Commuters on Chicago's rail systems — Chicago Transit Authority, Metra and Amtrak — faced service delays on Monday due to record-breaking cold temperatures, which caused problems with switching systems, the agencies reported.

Some agencies dispatched shuttles or modified services to counter the delays, according to NBC News Chicago. For the full report, click here.

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