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Metra is suspending all service on Monday, June 1
First Published - 05/31/2020 - 9:22PM

For the safety of the public and our employees, and because of municipal travel restrictions that are limiting the ability of our workers to reach job sites, Metra is suspending all service on Monday, June 1. We will provide updates on Monday about Tuesday service.

Last Updated - 05/31/2020 - 9:23PM

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