PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Service on the Port Authority light rail’s Red Line has been fully restored after a downed tree damaged tracks early Sunday morning.READ MORE: South Side Residents Fed Up With Violence, But Weary On New Restrictions
The Port Authority of Allegheny County said on Twitter that a tree fell on a section of tracks in Beechview near the Pennant station.
There is a tree down on the Red Line near Pennant. Crews have been dispatched to remove it.
— Port Authority PGH (@PGHtransit) December 2, 2018READ MORE: State Police In Kittanning Searching For Arson Suspect Following Reported Domestic Incident
Crews were dispatched to remove the tree shortly after 12 a.m. Sunday.
Officials say that the size of the tree and the location where it fell made it more difficult to remove.
Red Line inbound service was restored around noon. However, the Red Line outbound was operating on the Blue Line.MORE NEWS: Pittsburgh Police Investigate Shooting On Same Night South Side Traffic Pattern Began
Outbound service on the Red Line was restored just before 8 p.m.