Metro Transit: Cracked track delaying Blue Line riders repaired

Metro Transit: Cracked track delaying Blue Line riders repaired Photo: KSTP

January 30, 2019 07:31 AM

Metro Transit officials said crews repaired a cracked track that forced Blue Line operations down to a single track Wednesday.

The update was issued just before 7:30 a.m.

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Metro Transit was working to get trains back on schedule.

According to a Metro Transit spokesperson, northbound and southbound trains were forced to share a single track Wednesday morning between the Cedar Avenue station and the Mall of America as a result of the crack.

Chief Morning Meteorologist Ken Barlow said the coldest air in 23 years arrived Tuesday night into Wednesday, with wind chills in the minus 50-degree range.

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