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Below is a list of news releases related to Metra.


(March 19, 2018) - Metra’s busiest line, the BNSF Line between Aurora and Chicago Union Station, will be the first Metra line to have the new Positive Train Control (PTC) safety system fully operational – but the enhancement will require a...
(March 15, 2018) - Metra will kick off a $2.95 million project to renovate the LaSalle Street Station concourse on Monday, March 26. Rock Island Line customers may need to alter their walking routes to and from the station as the project progresses...
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