(June 10, 2015) - Metra is advising its riders that it may not be able to accommodate bicycles on its trains starting Friday, June 12 through Sunday, June 14 because of expected heavy ridership.
Metra last fall revised its “Bikes on Trains” policy... Read more
(June 10, 2015) - Metra is looking for a few good women and men.
The commuter rail agency is now recruiting a new group of officers to serve in its reorganized and reinvigorated Police Department, whose primary mission is to safeguard the lives of... Read more
(June 5, 2015) - Metra Board Members and officials today hosted a special Operation Lifesaver Safety Train to commemorate National Safety Month and highlight the numerous ways that Metra strives to operate the safest possible railroad for its... Read more
(June 5, 2015) - Metra will reopen the east ends of the Downers Grove Main Street platforms following the morning rush on Monday, June 8.
Construction on the east ends of the station’s inbound and outbound platforms, which began in mid-April, was... Read more
(June 3, 2015) - Metra, Northwestern Medicine® and the American Heart Association are teaming up to provide lifesaving demonstrations at several Metra stations as well as all downtown Chicago stations on Thursday, June 4, 2015, during the morning... Read more
(June 1, 2015) - Whether it’s indulging at the Taste of Chicago, exploring the treasures of Chicago’s world class museums, strolling along Navy Pier or spending an afternoon at the ballpark, Metra is your ticket to a trainload of summer fun. Add... Read more
(May 29, 2015) - The newly constructed pedestrian tunnel at the Lombard Station on the Union Pacific West Line will open after the morning rush hour on Wednesday, June 3.
At the same time, the mid-platform pedestrian crossing will be closed.... Read more
(May 28, 2015) - Starting June 6 and lasting through Nov. 29, Metra will launch a trial program to enhance weekend service on the Rock Island Line by adding express trains that will speed the trip between suburban stations and downtown Chicago by... Read more
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Representatives of Metra management and transportation unions joined officials from the Federal Railroad Administration on Thursday to announce the creation of a “Confidential Close Call Reporting System,” which is designed to... Read more
(May 7, 2015) - For the third consecutive year, the Association of American Railroads has honored Metra for its safety initiatives, this time for an employee-produced newsletter that promotes safety and operational excellence among engineers and... Read more
(May 6, 2015) - The first half of a bigger and better Ravenswood Station on the Union Pacific North Line is scheduled to open for riders on Sunday, May 10, and will welcome the first rush-hour commuters on Monday, May 11.
The new station is being... Read more
(April 30, 2015) - The Illinois Department of Transportation is holding a series of informal public meetings throughout the state to establish priorities for future investment in the state’s transportation system. These meetings are intended to be a... Read more
(April 28, 2015) - The votes have been tallied and Metra today announced the news that school-age children across the region have been waiting for – the names of the winners of its 2015 Safety Poster and Essay Contest.
Metra received more than 4,800... Read more
(April 28, 2015) - Metra will host a job fair and small business expo on Thursday, April 30, 2015, 10 am – 2 pm. The event will be held at Trickster Art Gallery, 190 S. Roselle in Schaumburg. It is free and open to the public.
This event is... Read more
(April 21, 2015) - Milwaukee District North Line riders who patronize the Deerfield Station should be advised that on Friday, May 1, Metra forces will begin construction work to rehabilitate both the inbound and outbound platforms.
The project,... Read more