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Train services restored after 'police activity' clears at Ogilvie Transportation Center

People wait for a Metra train to pull into the Joliet station Oct. 14 in downtown Joliet.
People wait for a Metra train to pull into the Joliet station Oct. 14 in downtown Joliet.

Train services were restored Wednesday after police activity at Ogilvie Transportation Center brought the station’s transport schedule to a standstill.

Affected Union Pacific North, Union Pacific West and Union Pacific Northwest trains were restored shortly after noon Wednesday, according to tweets from Metra sent at 12:18 p.m.

Trains could not enter or leave the Chicago center Wednesday morning because of “police activity,” Metra officials said in tweets sent at
10:53 a.m. and 11:47 a.m. Wednesday.

Some media outlets reported that Chicago police were investigating unattended luggage left at the station.

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