(July 16, 2015) - Metra will provide bus service between its Lake Forest and Libertyville stations on the Milwaukee North Line for the last outbound train this Friday night due to the replacement of a rail crossing at Rockland Road/IL Route 176.... Read more
(July 15, 2015) - Metra and the Illinois Department of Transportation announced today that ongoing construction of Metra’s Englewood Flyover bridge will require overnight lane shifts and lane closures on the Dan Ryan Expressway (Interstate 90/94)... Read more
(July 9, 2015) - Metra this week began a project at the Mayfair Station on the Milwaukee North Line to replace and extend the platforms, replace the lighting and add two new shelters.
The $500,000 job is expected to take about three months to... Read more
(June 30, 2015) - Milwaukee District North Line riders who patronize the Deerfield Station should be advised that on Monday, July 6, a dozen parking spaces will be taken out of service as work to rehabilitate the station’s inbound and outbound... Read more
(June 29, 2015) - Metra is advising riders that Amtrak is set to begin an extensive 40-day project to rehabilitate the set of switches that serve the south end of Chicago Union Station. Riders who use Metra’s BNSF, SouthWest Service and Heritage... Read more
(June 29, 2015) - Metra, Waukegan and Lake County officials gathered today to kick off a $530,000 project to rehabilitate the Waukegan Station on the Union Pacific North Line.
The project calls for replacing the existing roof, partially repairing... Read more
(June 26, 2015) - Metra and Flossmoor officials today dedicated the newly completed $4 million reconstruction of the platform and related facilities at the Flossmoor Station on Metra’s Electric District Line.
“I am pleased to be able to dedicate... Read more
(June 25, 2015) - Madelyn Lee, 5th grader at Glenview School of Arts, was a first place winner in the 2015 Metra Safety Poster Contest. More than 4,800 students from across the region participated in this year’s contest, creating artwork or writing... Read more
(June 22, 2015) - Hiumin Xi,12th grader at Metea Valley High School, was a first place winner in the 9th Annual Metra Safety Poster Contest. More than 4,800 students from across the region participated in this year’s contest, creating artwork or... Read more
(June 19, 2015) - Grace Fox, 11th grader at Oak Park River Forest High School, is a first place winner in Metra's Safety Poster Contest. More than 4,800 students from across the region participated in this year's contest, creating artwork or writing... Read more
(June 18, 2015) - The Metra Board of Directors today approved a three-month trial program to allow small pets in carriers on weekend Rock Island Line trains. The trial will begin July 4.
The proposal came in response to a petition presented to Metra... Read more
(June 17, 2015) - Winners of the 2015 edition of Metra’s Safety Poster and Essay Contest were honored Wednesday at the June meeting of the Metra Board of Directors.
Sixteen first-place winners from across the Metra service area were introduced to... Read more
(June 17, 2015) - Metra is joining with the American Public Transportation Association to urge drivers to “Dump the Pump” on Thursday and enjoy the many benefits of riding mass transit – and taking Metra to the Blackhawks celebration will be a great... Read more
(June 17, 2015) - Metra will be adding service on most of its lines and offering a special one-day only $5 unlimited ride ticket to accommodate Chicago Blackhawks fans attending the downtown parade and rally on Thursday, June 18, 2015, to celebrate... Read more
(June 11, 2015) - Come out and join Metra and other railroads this weekend for an up close chance to explore our locomotives and rail cars during the 20th annual Railroad Daze Festival in Franklin Park, near the intersection of Calwagner Street and... Read more