- Associated Press - Thursday, September 7, 2017

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Angels Flight, Los Angeles’ historic little railroad, is back on track after a maintenance issue put it out of commission just four days after its grand reopening.

The 298-foot (90 meter) railway that carries people up and down LA’s steep Bunker Hill was closed Monday after one of the rollers that guide its cables broke.

Andrew Doyle, operations and maintenance manager for ACS Infrastructure, which operates the funky little funicular, says it was put back in service Thursday following repairs and inspection by safety officials.

Angels Flight reopened just last week following major renovations.

The tiny railroad, which went into operation in 1901, has had several maintenance problems that have closed it in recent years.

The most serious was a 2001 crash that killed a rider and injured several others.


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