(September 22, 2010) - Dear Union Pacific North Line passengers,
After a thorough review of the revised schedule that was supposed to take effect on Sunday, Metra has decided to postpone a schedule change until the first week of October.
When... Read more
(September 20, 2010) - The Regional Transportation Authority’s Travel Information Center (TIC) will be closed on Sunday, September 26, beginning at 5 a.m. and will re-openon Tuesday, September 28 at 7 a.m., due to the TIC relocating. Callers will be... Read more
(September 17, 2010) - Inbound riders who use the Ravenswood Station on the Union Pacific North line should note that after 10 a.m. on Sept. 21, Metra will begin picking up and dropping off passengers at the new temporary platform on the north side... Read more
(September 17, 2010) - Metra’s new Union Pacific North schedule will begin Sunday, Sept. 26.
The schedule has been adjusted to address issues that arose after the August 22 schedule change. That change was made due to a major project to rebuild 22... Read more
(September 10, 2010) - Metra and other law enforcement agencies will have a visible presence at rail stations across the region today as part of an exercise to demonstrate interagency cooperation and coordination in counterterrorism and incident... Read more
(September 9, 2010) - Metra’s redesigned website celebrates its first anniversary today. The redesigned, customer-friendly site, www.metrarail.com, was launched a year ago on 9-9-09.
In addition to a more user-friendly design, a number of... Read more
(September 8, 2010) - Please be advised that on Monday, September 13th, Phase II of the Winnetka Station rehabilitation project will begin.
After the AM rush, the stairways at Oak Street will be closed and commuters will be directed to use the new... Read more
(September 8, 2010) - The final round of public meetings for the Metra SouthEast Service Alternatives Analysis study are set for Sept. 22 and Sept. 28. The meetings are an opportunity for the public to provide feedback on the proposed Locally... Read more
(August 27, 2010) - We know this past week has been difficult on our UP North Line riders and we apologize for the problems you experienced as we switched to the new schedule. We tried to anticipate how our riders would use trains under the new... Read more
(August 26, 2010) - Beginning August 27, 2010 and continuing through and including September 3, 2010
Grade Crossing Repairs
Grade crossing repairs will begin at Fairview Avenue on August 27, 2010. This will cause Fairview Avenue road crossing... Read more
(August 18, 2010) - The winners of Metra’s 2009-2010 safety poster & essay contest were honored during the August 14 meeting of the Board of Directors. The contest, in its fourth year, drew nearly 4,500 entries from students across the region... Read more
(August 6, 2010) - Metra today released the final version of a new schedule for the Union Pacific North line that will take effect on August 22. The schedule is being changed because a major, $185-million project to replace 22 bridges on the line on... Read more
(August 5, 2010) - Metra Chairman Carole Doris testimony before the State of Illinois Senate Committee on State Government and Veterans Affairs on July 28, 2010. Click here for the meeting presentation. Click here for the written testimony letter.
(August 5, 2010) - Metra and Alderman Gene Schulter (47th) are pleased to announce that Metra is ready to move forward with building a bigger and better Ravenswood Station at its current location on the Union Pacific North Line. The station overhaul... Read more