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Metra cancels 2 morning rush hour trains

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CHICAGO (Sun-Times Media Wire) -

Two Metra trains bound to and from downtown Chicago from the west and northwest suburbs will not operate Friday morning, officials said.

Train No. 624 on the Union Pacific Northwest Line, which was scheduled to depart from Crystal Lake at 7 a.m. for the Ogilvie Transportation Center, will not operate due to "ongoing mechanical problems," according to Metra's website.

Trains No. 620 and No. 630 -- which depart Crystal Lake at 6:50 a.m. and 7:35 a.m., respectively -- will accommodate passengers who originally planned to ride No. 624, according to Metra.

BNSF Railway Train No. 1201 was scheduled to depart Chicago at 5:55 a.m., but was canceled, also due to mechanical problems, according to Metra. Train No. 1205 will accommodate passengers who planned to board No. 1201.

Additionally, Train No. 13 on the Union Pacific West Line, which serves to west and far west suburbs, was originally scheduled to depart Ogilvie at 5:53 a.m. for Elburn, but was delayed and later operating express to West Chicago, according to Metra.

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