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Hundreds rescued after night on frozen Amtrak trains

Posted on January 8, 2014

CHICAGO —  Hundreds of Amtrak passengers were rescued Tuesday after being stranded overnight on board three Amtrak trains that were crippled by snow and ice outside of Chicago, ABC News reported.

RELATED: "Arctic temps wreak havoc on Chicago rails."

More than 500 passengers were affected by the delay caused by engines being paralyzed when the trains hit a 12-foot snow drift Monday afternoon, according to the report. For the full story, click here.

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