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Below is a list of news releases related to Metra.


(March 20, 2019) - Metra today issued a request for proposals (RFP) for at least 200 new railcars, and it is allowing manufacturers to propose alternative car designs that may address Metra’s needs better than the bi-level gallery cars that have...
(March 11, 2019) - Let Metra be your ride to this year’s Chicago St. Patrick’s Day and South Side Irish parades. Metra will be adding extra service to each event on Saturday, March 16 and Sunday, March 17, making it easier than ever to give up on...
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