18 Arrested; Blue Line Service Resumes after Demonstrators Block Tracks

Demonstrators disrupt Blue Line trail service on Tuesday morning. Photo: KSTP/Phil Thiesse
Demonstrators disrupt Blue Line trail service on Tuesday morning.

May 22, 2018 12:36 PM

Metro Transit said Blue Line light rail service is back on track after demonstrators blocked trains Tuesday morning...The demonstrations are disrupting services between 46th Street and Terminal 2. 

Metro Transit advised riders "residual delays" may happen as trains work to get back on schedule.

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Metro Transit Public Relations Director Howie Padilla said 18 protestors had been arrested. He said they face potential charges of trespassing and interference with transit. Around 80 protestors took part in all, according to a KSTP crew at the scene.

Metro Transit sent replacement buses and noted a shuttle train between Terminal 1 and Terminal 2 was working. 

 

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