June 19, 2018 09:13 AM
A power outage affected Metro Transit Green Line trains Tuesday morning.
According to Metro Transit, mechanical and power-related issues occurred in downtown St. Paul and affected westbound trains.
Additionally, officials said some eastbound trains might end their routes at the Central station instead of the Union Depot station.
Green Line trains are delayed in downtown Saint Paul due to mechanical and power issues.— Metro Transit (@MetroTransitMN) June 19, 2018
Also, some eastbound trains may end at Central instead of Union Depot. Please listen to announcements on trains and platforms for more information.
Metro Transit officials had asked riders to listen to announcements made on trains and platforms for updates.
Just after 9 a.m., Metro Transit reported the issues had been resolved and that service had returned to normal.
Westbound Green Line trains are getting back on schedule after a power outage in downtown St. Paul and a mechanical issue. Thanks for your patience this morning!— Metro Transit (@MetroTransitMN) June 19, 2018
Meanwhile, Xcel Energy reported power was back on for most St. Paul residents just after 8 a.m. and that remaining residents without power would have power restored within the hour.
The power is back on for most customers in St. Paul. The remaining customers should be restored within the hour. Thanks for your patience and thanks to crews for their fast action.— Xcel Energy MN (@XcelEnergyMN) June 19, 2018
Updated: June 19, 2018 09:13 AM
Created: June 19, 2018 08:13 AM
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