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First Published - 04/05/2021 - 5:27PM

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Last Updated - 05/14/2021 - 1:43PM

Southwest Service Modified Schedule

(October 22, 2009) - 
Due to a Union Pacific Railroad freight train derailment at 21st Street, the afternoon and evening service on the SouthWest Service Line will be modified for today.
Riders should consider using Rock Island District trains as an alternative to Southwest Service trains. Metra has arranged shuttle buses to take riders from two Rock Island stations to three stations along the SouthWest Service line. 
One set of buses will depart from the Tinley Park/80th Ave. Station on the Rock Island District to the 143rd St. Station on the SWS, while another set will depart from 80th Ave. to the 153rd St. Station on the SWS. Buses will also depart from the Hickory Creek Station on the Rock Island to the 179th St. Station on SWS.
The shuttle service will begin with Rock Island District #405, departing LaSalle St. Station at 2:55p.m. The last shuttle buses will serve Rock Island District train #527, leaving LaSalle St. Station at 8:45 p.m. 
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