(August 14, 2013) - Metra riders planning to use our service to attend games at Soldier Field this season need to be aware of a new NFL policy that sets strict limits on the size and types of bags that can be carried into Soldier Field.
The new... Read more
(July 22, 2013) - The special meeting of the Metra Board of Directors that was scheduled for today at 8:30 a.m. has been canceled.
Metra Chairman Brad O’Halloran had called for the special meeting to approve hiring former Assistant U.S. Attorney... Read more
(July 19, 2013) - Metra Chairman Brad O’Halloran has called for a Monday special meeting of the Board of Directors to approve hiring former Assistant U.S. Attorney Patrick Collins to perform an independent investigation and make recommendations... Read more
(July 17, 2013) - Metra officials announced today that the Metra Police Department has received the Gold Standard Award from the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) for achieving the highest standard of excellence in security.
Metra Police... Read more
(July 17, 2013) - Winners have been chosen in the 2013 edition of Metra’s Safety Poster and Essay Contest, designed to promote and reinforce railroad safety messages and keep children safe around trains. Hundreds of students from across the six-... Read more
(July 12, 2013) - At the direction of Board Chairman Brad O’Halloran, Metra has provided the House Mass Transit Committee with the memo dated April 3, 2013 from former Metra Executive Director Alex Clifford to the Board. The Committee Chair, Rep.... Read more
(July 10, 2013) - Metra Chairman Brad S. O’Halloran on Wednesday announced plans to roll back the price of 10-ride tickets; reform and enhance the Metra Police Department with the advice of a new blue-ribbon panel; leverage up to a billion dollars... Read more
(June 25, 2013) - The Metra Board of Directors approved a contract to expand the parking lots at the Fox Lake Station on the Milwaukee North line and the Great Lakes Station on the Union Pacific North line.
The project at Fox Lake, the end of the... Read more
(June 19, 2013) - Metra’s Office of Business Diversity & Civil Rights will host a FREE Certification Workshop for small business and disadvantaged business entrepreneurs on Wednesday, July 10, 2013 from 9 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. The DBE workshop will... Read more
(June 14, 2013) - Two Metra workers who have been instrumental during our 47th St. Diesel Shop’s remarkable, unblemished safety record were recognized recently by the American Association of Railroads at its Railroad Safety Leadership Forum.
Carman... Read more
(June 11, 2013) - Metra CEO Alex Clifford announced a new safety initiative on all train lines beginning immediately. Metra riders will start seeing increased patrols by Metra Police to deter crime and continue to provide a safe and peaceful journey... Read more
(June 5, 2013) - Come out and join Metra and other railroads this weekend for an up close chance to explore our locomotives and rail cars during the 18th annual Railroad Daze Festival in Franklin Park.
On Saturday, June 8 from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m... Read more
(May 24, 2013) - Commuters trying out Metra on the first workday of the Red Line construction project were greeted by Metra CEO Alex Clifford and a team of ambassadors who were on hand at several stations to ensure a smooth transition for new riders... Read more
(May 19, 2013) - Metra CEO Alex Clifford will greet CTA Red Line riders Monday, May 20, 2013, 6:00 - 7:30 am, at the Metra Gresham station, the first workday of Red Line construction. Gresham is located at 820 W. 87th Street. Clifford will be one... Read more