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Mechanical issue causes major MAX delays throughout metro area

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PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) -

A mechanical issue caused major MAX delays throughout the metro area on Sunday evening.

TriMet reported at 5:30 p.m. that the Blue, Green and Red lines were all disrupted by a mechanical issue in the Rose Quarter area.

Shuttle buses were running between Old Town/Chinatown and the Rose Quarter Transit Center.

Riders were advised to expect major delays. By 6:15 p.m., TriMet said all MAX lines would be delayed about 30 minutes through 9:30 p.m.

The exact mechanical issue and what caused it were not immediately released by TriMet.

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