TRAX derailment causes major delays in Salt Lake City

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SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4 News) – A Utah Transit Authority TRAX train derailment caused major delays in Salt Lake City Friday evening.

UTA spokesperson Carl Arky said a TRAX train slipped off the tracks at Main Street and 400 South.

Arky said no injuries were reported, and no vehicles were hit during the derailment.

The westbound lanes of 400 South were shut down at State Street while crews addressed the incident.

A bus bridge was activated to help commuters move between Courthouse, Gallivan Plaza and Library stations.

All trains were able to proceed with their normal routes at 8:42, but residual delays remained for several hours.


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