Service has been restored after being suspended on a portion of the Blue Line Library just hours after it reopened.
Service to the Blue Line has been restored thanks to our amazing team members. Great job!— Port Authority PGH (@PGHtransit) September 16, 2018
All inbound and outbound rail service was suspended between Lytle Station and Washington Junction due to a downed tree, according to a tweet from Pittsburgh Port Authority.
Allegheny county port authority workers are attempting to remove a tree that came down along the blue line which just re-opened this morning not sure how much longer the line will be down at Washington Junction #Pittsburgh #wpxi pic.twitter.com/HhGc0nuC2V— Stephen Banfield (@coachtvnews) September 16, 2018
Shuttle buses were operating between the two stations and rail service is still operating between Library and Lytle.
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It took about three hours for service to be restored.
Rail service is operating between Washington Junction and downtown.— Port Authority PGH (@PGHtransit) September 16, 2018
Thank you for your patience while crews work to remove the tree and restore service as quickly as possible.
On Sunday, the Port Authority reopened the Blue Line Library months after severe flooding devastated a four-mile stretch of the track.
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