(July 29, 2010) - Beginning, Monday, August 2, 2010 & Continuing until December 31, 2010
Metra will begin work on the rehabilitation of the Joliet Union Depot, Heritage Corridor Platforms. This work will be divided into two phases and the... Read more
(July 27, 2010) - On Saturday, August 7, 2010 the BNSF Belmont Station will be closed and not available for passenger use in order to initiate the first phase of the construction of the new grade separation at Belmont Road. Track work in the area... Read more
(July 27, 2010) - Thursday, July 29, 2010, Only
Between the Hours of 9:15 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.
Track work will be performed between Richton Park and University Park. To accommodate this work, bussing will be required between these two stations. ... Read more
(July 22, 2010) - Metra will be holding three open house forums over the next two weeks to provide Union Pacific North line riders with information about a major bridge reconstruction project that will require changes to the UP North schedule... Read more
(July 16, 2010) - Union Pacific West/Signal Project
Beginning Friday, July 16, 2010, at 8:00 p.m. and continuing thru Monday, July 19, 2010:
A major signal project will take place on the Union Pacific West Line. Trains may operate up to 30... Read more
(July 16, 2010) - Work will begin in August 2010 on a $185M bridge and retaining wall construction project on the Union Pacific North Line. A total of 22 bridges on the north side of Chicago will be replaced, with the construction split into two... Read more
(July 13, 2010) - Beginning July 15, 2010 and continuing until October 1, 2010:
Construction of a new platform, lights and retaining wall will begin at the Round Lake station. Work will begin on the east end of the platform. During the first phase... Read more
(June 15, 2010) - The Metra Board of Directors at its June 11 meeting hired the accounting firm of Blackman Kallick to undertake an independent risk assessment and to provide advice to the board on governance, financial controls and oversight.
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(June 11, 2010) - Starting July 12, nearly two dozen weekday trains on the Metra BNSF Line will see minor schedule changes to accommodate a major construction project and/or to make the schedules more reliable.
In most cases, the trains will have... Read more
(June 10, 2010) - In order to accommodate the anticipated increase in ridership generated by the Chicago Blackhawks Stanley Cup Championship Celebration, Metra will be adding additional service.
For specific train schedules and information related... Read more
(June 1, 2010) - Metra will extend its popular "Weekend Family Fares" program to include weekdays, starting Monday, June 11, through Labor Day. Normally available only on weekends and holidays, Metra’s “Family Fares” allow up to three children age... Read more
(May 27, 2010) - Fairview Avenue Commuters
Beginning June 1, 2010 And continuing through and including June 7, 2010. This work will be completed on June 8, 2010.
Grade Crossing Repairs
Grade crossing repairs will begin at Fairview Avenue on June 1,... Read more
(May 26, 2010) - Hillard Heintze firm to lead interim Office of Inspector General and find permanent IG Advisory firm sought to perform risk assessment, financial control study
The Metra Board of Directors has named the security and investigations... Read more
(May 20, 2010) - Saturday May 22, 2010 and Sunday May 23, 2010 only, Scheduled track maintenance will be performed in the limits of the Western Springs station. To accommodate this work, the south platform (platform #2) will be taken out of service... Read more
(May 20, 2010) - Beginning Tuesday, May25th and continuing until Saturday, May 29th:
Due to electrical repair work, the main steps and top landing at Route 59 will have to be excavated. This will require the main steps to be barricaded and the... Read more