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Metra adds BNSF trains to stay on track during Tuesday rush hour

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Following the cancellation of numerous Metra trains Tuesday morning on the BNSF line, Metra officials have now confirmed that several trains will be added to keep the usual schedule on track.

Metra spokesman Tom Miller said the previous cancellations were related to the inclement weather and that Metra will be operating on modified schedules for the BNSF Railway.

Train No. 1241 and 1255 were added Tuesday afternoon and will now replace train No. 49, Miller said. Meanwhile, train No. 1373, which is scheduled to make stops in Naperville and 59, will also stop at Downers Grove, Main, Belmont and Lisle, Miller added.

Train No. 1249 remains canceled, however.

Across the rest of the rail system, trains on the Union Pacific/North Line, Union Pacific/Northwest Line, Milwaukee District/West Line and Union Pacific/West Line were all experiencing delays of as 3:30 p.m., according to Metra's website.

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