(September 14, 2012) - Metra has announced the winners of its annual Safety Contest, designed to promote and reinforce railroad safety to keep children safe around trains. This year’s campaign drew record numbers with more than 5,500 students from... Read more
(September 5, 2012) - Metra Acting Chairman Larry Huggins and CEO Alex Clifford joined Ald. Ameya Pawar and Rep. Greg Harris on Wednesday to break ground on the construction of a bigger and better Ravenswood Station on the Union Pacific North Line... Read more
(August 21, 2012) - Rep. Luis Arroyo, Ald. Ray Suarez and other dignitaries joined Metra Acting Chairman Larry Huggins and Metra Executive Director Alex Clifford on Tuesday to unveil the design for the reconstruction of the Healy Station on the... Read more
(August 20, 2012) - Fox River Grove President Robert J. Nunamaker and other dignitaries joined Metra Acting Chairman Larry Huggins, Board Members Jack Schaffer and Arlene Mulder and Metra Deputy Executive Director Alex Wiggins on Monday to break... Read more
(August 7, 2012) - State Senator Martin A. Sandoval and Cicero Town President Larry Dominick joined Metra Acting Chairman Larry Huggins and Executive Director/CEO Alex Clifford on Tuesday at a groundbreaking ceremony for the rehabilitation of the... Read more
(July 19, 2012) - Nippon Sharyo has used state and local incentives and an order from Metra to start a new passenger railcar-building business in Rochelle, Illinois. The new facility was officially opened today in a ceremony attended by officials... Read more
(July 17, 2012) - As part of a multi-year, multimillion-dollar program to renovate its rail cars, Metra is installing a variety of new features to improve the passenger experience – perhaps most noticeably by adding power outlets so riders can... Read more
(July 3, 2012) - Furthering its goal of soliciting input and engaging in dialogue with its major stakeholders, Metra is asking its riders, the public, elected officials and others for their help as it begins to craft its first strategic plan in... Read more
(July 3, 2012) - Metra has unveiled a major new enhancement to its website with the debut of the new “Rail-Time Tracker” feature.
The feature, available on both the desktop and mobile Metra websites, allows riders to check the status of the next... Read more
(June 14, 2012) - Beginning June 16th and continuing through September 3rd, a special event schedule will be in effect. Shaded trains may be subject to minor delays due to Chicago Special Events. Please see below for complete schedule details.
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(May 30, 2012) - A customer satisfaction survey commissioned by the Regional Transportation Authority indicates that Metra customers overall were highly satisfied with the service we provide.
Public transit as whole in the Chicago region received... Read more
(May 18, 2012) - Thanks to the CTA, Metra Electric riders affected by station closures and service adjustments due to the NATO Summit will be allowed to use their Metra passes and tickets to board CTA buses and trains on Monday, May 21.
For more... Read more
(May 16, 2012) - Effective Thursday, May 17th through Monday, July 16th, a construction schedule will be in effect on the North Central Service and Milwaukee West to accommodate track work between Western Avenue and Franklin Park. Scheduled trains... Read more