- Associated Press - Tuesday, May 24, 2016

DENVER (AP) - A power outage on the new train line between Denver and the city’s airport stranded about 80 passengers on an overpass before they were shepherded to board buses instead.

Officials with the Regional Transportation District, which operates the line, say the power went out and stopped a train on a 50-foot overpass near the airport’s cellphone lot Tuesday afternoon. Passengers walked down the overpass to a nearby bus that took them to the airport.

RTD spokesman Nate Currey tells KUSA-TV a broken cable caused the outage. Partial service was restored, but passengers were still being bussed to the airport Tuesday evening.

The train has experienced a handful of outages as well as problems with crossing gates since the 23-mile, $1.2 billion line opened April 22.

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