Light rail train goes off tracks in downtown Minneapolis

- A light rail train went off the tracks in downtown Minneapolis between U.S. Bank Stadium and Target Field Thursday afternoon. 

As of 7:35 p.m., the Blue and Green Lines are back up and running, according to Metro Transit.

No one was injured in the train derailment, according to Metro Transit. Buses have replaced Blue and Green Line trains between the two stations. 

Metro Transit believes the train came off the tracks after hitting a rail utility box lid that was not properly secured.


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