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Power Problems Hold South Shore Trains At Millennium Station

CHICAGO (CBS) -- Overhead power problems delayed South Shore Line trains to Indiana at the height of the afternoon rush on Monday.

The South Shore Line said eastbound trains 11, 111, 113, and 115 were delayed in route on account of overhead power problems.

Train 217 was called off altogether, and the passengers were transferred to Train 17.

South Shore Line trains were halted at Millennium Station on Monday, Aug. 19, 2019. (Credit: John Dodge/CBS 2)

The problems were down the line, but the rush hour trains were stuck at Millennium Station.

South Shore Line Trains Halted
South Shore Line trains (Credit: John Dodge/CBS 2)

The Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District later began advancing South Shore trains to East Chicago, but warned that there could be up to two hours of additional delays until repairs are completed.

South Shore Line were running again by the 8 p.m. hour, but with delays.

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