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First Published - 06/07/2020 - 2:04PM

Weekday Metra trains are operating on alternate weekday schedules posted here. Weekend trains are operating on Sunday schedules on both Saturdays and Sundays, with no weekend service on the North Central Service, Southwest Service, Heritage Corridor and the Blue Island Branch of the Metra Electric Line. For all other information relating to Metra's response to the pandemic, click here.

Last Updated - 07/07/2020 - 9:09AM

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(June 25, 2014) - Thursday’s World Cup soccer match between Team USA and Germany is expected to draw large crowds to downtown Chicago on Thursday for a viewing event at Grant Park’s Butler Field and Metra is expecting soccer fans from throughout the... Read more
(June 25, 2014) - Local elected officials and Metra representatives today officially celebrated the completion of a $4.5 million project to renovate the Cicero Station on the BNSF Line. State Senator Martin A. Sandoval and Cicero Town President... Read more
(June 23, 2014) - A new Metra Electric schedule that seeks to better match train times to actual operating conditions will go into effect on Sunday, June 29. In most cases, trains will arrive at Millennium Station earlier than the current schedule,... Read more
(June 11, 2014) - Dear BNSF Riders, Metra and BNSF Railway would like to apologize for continuing delays on the BNSF Line this week, and for inadequate communications about the problems. On June 9, BNSF began its annual maintenance inspection “blitz... Read more
(June 10, 2014) - Come out and join Metra and other railroads this weekend for an up close chance to explore our locomotives and rail cars during the 19th annual Railroad Daze Festival in Franklin Park, near the intersection of Calwagner Street and... Read more
(June 10, 2014) - Metra’s Office of Business Diversity & Civil Rights will host a FREE networking event for small, minority, and women-owned businesses and prime contractors on Wednesday, June 18, 2014 from 1:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.  The event will... Read more
(June 5, 2014) - A new Rock Island schedule that seeks to better match train times to actual operating conditions will start on Sunday, June 15. In some cases, trains will depart earlier than the current schedule, so riders are urged to view the new... Read more
(May 30, 2014) - 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 Wednesday, June 4, 2014, during the morning... Read more
(May 28, 2014) - Winners have been chosen in the 2014 edition of Metra’s Safety Poster and Essay Contest, designed to promote and reinforce railroad safety messages and keep our region’s children safe around trains. Thousands of students from across... Read more
(May 22, 2014) - Metra today launched “Customize Your Commute,” allowing riders to individually choose when to receive email service alerts and also giving them the option to sign up for a variety of other emails about specialized topics. The... Read more
(May 15, 2014) - Metra officials today gave U.S. Representative Tammy Duckworth an up-close look at why Metra needs to replace an aging, single-track bridge that carries the Milwaukee West Line over the Fox River near Elgin. Metra has applied for $... Read more
(May 14, 2014) - Metra, Union Pacific Railroad, Lombard and DuPage County officials broke ground Wednesday on more than $9.7 million in improvements at the Lombard Station along the UP West Line, including a new pedestrian underpass, rebuilt... Read more
(May 12, 2014) - Metra today announced that it has hired Joseph M. Perez, a decorated 28-year veteran of the Illinois State Police Department with a diverse service record, to serve as chief of the Metra Police Department and lead its transformation... Read more
(May 9, 2014) - The Association of American Railroads (AAR) recently recognized Metra for its commitment to employee safety in best safety practices from railroads around the industry at the annual Railroad Safety Leadership Forum in Atlanta.  The... Read more
(May 5, 2014) - Metra and Flossmoor Village officials today broke ground on a major $4 million project to rebuild the platforms and related facilities at the Flossmoor Station on Metra’s Electric District Line. “Station projects like Flossmoor are... Read more

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