Overhead wire damage fixed, MAX trains back

Repairs were finished at 2:30 p.m.

Passengers waiting to board a TriMet MAX line in downtown Portland, June 30, 2014 (KOIN 6 News)
Passengers waiting to board a TriMet MAX line in downtown Portland, June 30, 2014 (KOIN 6 News)

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A mechanical issue caused damage to an overhead wire in downtown Portland, delaying MAX trains throughout the area for about seven hours.

Trains were running by 2:30 p.m. but TriMet officials said there could be some delays while trains get back on schedule.

For up-to-the-minute information, check the TriMet Alerts page on their website.

TriMet said further investigation is needed to determine exactly what caused the mechanical issue.

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