CTA Red Line trains resume normal service after investigation at Addison

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CHICAGO — A “white substance” found earlier on a Red Line train is no threat to the public, according to the CTA.

The CTA tweeted at 8:47 a.m. Thursday: “Red Line trains not stopping at Addison due to fire dept investigation.”

CTA said there was a white substance found on a Red Line train at the Addison stop. All the passengers were evacuated from the train.

Chicago police and fire department reported to the scene to investigate.

According to the CTA, the substance was said to be harmless and no threat to the public. It is unclear at this time what the white substance was.

Normal service has resumed on the Red Line.

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