Service rebuilt on metra lines using the Ogilvie Transportation Center after trains were stopped and the building evacuated while a police bomb squad inspected suspicious packages.
Delays are expected in connection with police activities in Chicago and Metra (19659003) No Metra trains were allowed to get on or off the city center station on Wednesday afternoons when the police were called for a report on two parcels being loaded near the train left traces of a person who behaved suspicious. Metra reported at 1
It seemed the packages were harmless; Police are trying to find the person who left them, Mega spokeswoman Meg Thomas Reille said.
It is not yet known if the closures in the morning will affect the afternoon buoyancy.
Basement, street level, platform and the first two floors of Ogilvie at 500 W. Madison St. were evacuated. Parts of Madison Street and the Metra Market were also closed to the public.
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