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RTA train catches fire near West Park

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Posted at 10:38 PM, Jun 01, 2021

CLEVELAND — An RTA train caught on fire Tuesday night near the West Park rapid station.

The Red Line Rapid was approaching the station when it made contact with an overhead powerline, according to the RTA.

Eight passengers were on the train at the time, but no injuries were reported.

An RTA spokesperson said buses will be replacing trains between the West Blvd Station and the Airport until Wednesday.