RTA passengers safely exit after 3-car Red Line Train uncouples

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Published: Oct. 21, 2021 at 3:39 PM EDT
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CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority said passengers were forced to evacuate a three-car Red Line Train after it uncoupled on Thursday afternoon.

The train was heading westbound towards Cleveland Hopkins International Airport when the incident happened between the West Boulevard - Cuddell Station and the West 117th Street station, according to RTA.

RTA said its Transit Police, Cleveland Fire, and staff safely off-boarded all passengers.

One passenger requested to be taken by EMS, according to RTA.

An emergency single-track operation was implemented before full Red Line service was restored.

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