Blue Line Back in Service in Minneapolis after Mechanical Issue

August 17, 2018 06:31 PM

Blue Line light rail riders experienced delays in Minneapolis Friday morning as the result of a mechanical issue.

Metro Transit spokesman Howie Padilla confirmed the incident occurred as a result of a light rail train jumping the tracks just outside the maintenance facility where train cars are entered into storage.

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A crew was at the scene and used a hydraulic lift to place the train back on the tracks, Padilla said.

According to Metro Transit, Blue Line trains were back in service at all stations by about 7:45 a.m.

Replacement buses had been serving riders between 38th Street and Cedar Avenue.

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Rebecca Omastiak

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