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(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
(May 17, 2013) - Presentation to the Board
(April 19, 2013) - Presentation to the Board
(April 16, 2013) - The CTA in May 2013 will be starting a major project in which they will close a 10-mile stretch of the Red Line from the Cermak/Chinatown stop to 95th/Dan Ryan for five months in order to completely reconstruct the tracks and... Read more
(March 15, 2013) - Presentation to the Board Key Performance Indicators
(March 7, 2013) - Presentation to the Board Committees
(March 7, 2013) - Please accept our apologies for the lengthy delay on your BNSF train last night and especially for the issues with communications. We will explain what happened below, but we wanted to assure you that we already have met with BNSF... Read more
(March 1, 2013) - On Thursday, Feb. 28th, Metra’s CEO Alex Clifford presented to the Chicago City Club, click here to see the video. 
(February 26, 2013) - What is this contest about?It’s about drawing new riders to Metra – about getting people out of their cars and out of traffic jams and on to our fast, reliable, safe trains. What are you giving away?Every week for 14 weeks... Read more
(February 26, 2013) - Metra today welcomed passengers “All aboard!” with an offer of two free tickets to any destination served by one of the nation’s largest commuter rail networks. The “Take a test drive in one of our cars” campaign will... Read more
(February 16, 2013) - The Metra Board in March will begin using a new committee structure that is designed to promote more Board input and oversight, while increasing transparency of the operations of the commuter rail agency.  “These new committees... Read more

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