Green Line and Blue Line trains are slowly getting back on schedule after a car and a train collided earlier Wednesday in downtown Minneapolis.
The incident occurred around 10:30 a.m. at the intersection of 5th Street and 1st Avenue N. between the Warehouse District/Hennepin Avenue and Target Field Stations.
No one was hurt, said Metro Transit spokesman Howie Padilla.
The crash knocked a coupling off the train, which was disabled and blocked the tracks for about two hours, Padilla said.
During the disruption, Metro Transit staff directed passengers boarding at Target Field to board at the Warehouse District/Hennepin Avenue Station.
Blue and Green lines share the tracks in the area where the crash occurred. Consequently, both lines saw delays in downtown Minneapolis and created a ripple effect was that was felt downstream along both lines.
The disable train was removed from the tracks around 1 p.m., and service was getting back to normal as of 1:30 p.m.