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(February 13, 2019) - Customers of the Metra Electric Line will receive a 15 percent discount on their April Monthly Pass as compensation for two weeks of recent service disruptions – including all or part of six days without any service – caused by... Read more
(February 11, 2019) - For the first time in its history, Metra will offer free rides for an entire weekend, Feb. 16-17, in an effort to boost weekend ridership and give its riders and area residents a pat on the back for coping with last week’s... Read more
(February 6, 2019) - Due to declining on-site ticket sales at the Winnetka Station on the Union Pacific North Line, Union Pacific Railroad will close the station’s ticket office at the end of business on Friday, Feb. 22. Ticket sales have declined... Read more
(February 4, 2019) - Metra is adding special weekend trains during the Chicago Auto Show that will express Rock Island Line riders directly to McCormick Place from Blue Island via the Metra Electric Line, making it easier than ever before to attend... Read more
(February 4, 2019) - Metra will operate a modified schedule on the entire Metra Electric Line through Friday, Feb. 8 as the agency continues to repair damage caused by a freight train derailment. The schedule, the same as the one operated today with... Read more
(February 3, 2019) - Metra will resume service on the entire Metra Electric Line on Monday, but trains will run on a modified weekday schedule as the agency continues to repair damage caused by a freight train derailment. The schedule can be viewed... Read more
(February 2, 2019) - Metra will run Metra Electric Line service between Millennium Station and Kensington/115th Street and along the South Chicago Branch on Sunday, but service south will remain suspended as the agency continues to repair damage... Read more
(February 1, 2019) - Metra is extending its cancellation of Metra Electric Line service through Saturday as the agency continues to repair damage caused by a freight train derailment.  A CN freight train derailed Wednesday night near the Metra... Read more
(January 31, 2019) - Metra is canceling service on its Metra Electric Line Friday due to damage to the line’s overhead power system caused by a freight train derailment Wednesday night. A CN freight train derailed Wednesday night near the Metra... Read more
(January 30, 2019) - Due to problems caused by the extreme cold weather, Metra is suspending service on its Metra Electric Line on both Wednesday and Thursday. Metra has worked with PACE to provide limited bus service to Metra Electric Line stations... Read more
(January 29, 2019) - Due to the extreme cold weather forecast for the Chicago region this week, Metra has announced that it will operate a modified schedule on Wednesday, Jan. 30 and Thursday, Jan. 31. Modified schedules for each Metra line have... Read more
(January 28, 2019) - Due to the extreme cold weather forecast for the Chicago region this week, Metra will operate a modified schedule on Wednesday, Jan. 30. Modified schedules for each Metra line can be found here. The schedules are designed to... Read more
(January 16, 2019) - On Nov. 9, a Mokena police dashboard camera captured the railroad crossing gates failing to activate along the Rock Island Line at 191st Street in Mokena as Train 506 went through the crossing. Metra was aware of this incident... Read more
(January 10, 2019) - Metra today unveiled a new Rock Island Line schedule that includes changes necessary for the new Positive Train Control (PTC) safety system, as well as some service enhancements such as new express trains. The new schedule will... Read more
(December 18, 2018) - Metra is extending its popular weekend Family Fares program to weekdays from Dec. 24 through Jan. 4, making it easy for families to enjoy the season without the hassle of driving. That means up to three children aged 11 and... Read more

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