(May 12, 2010) - Saturday, May 15, 2010 & Sunday, May 16, 2010
The Rock Island Engineering Department will be doing scheduled track work between Brainerd and Gresham on the Beverly Sub District. Morning and afternoon trains will operate on... Read more
(May 4, 2010) - The Milwaukee District North line will be starting a major track rehabilitation and tie replacement project from Healy to Northbrook, beginning Thursday, May 6, 2010 through Wednesday, June 30, 2010. This work will be completed... Read more
(April 30, 2010) - This morning the Metra Board of Directors held an emergency meeting to discuss hiring outside legal counsel to initiate an inquiry into reports of potential irregularities allegedly involving Metra’s Executive Director Phil Pagano... Read more
(April 28, 2010) - Beginning Thursday, April 29, 2010, and continuing for approximately three weeks, the northern half of the station side platform will be closed due to construction.
Please use the southern half of this platform to board and exit... Read more
(April 23, 2010) - Due to track work, crosswalks and crossing signals will be temporarily taken out of service on Friday, April 23, 2010 and Saturday, April 24, 2010. A temporary platform will be created at the east end of the station for boarding... Read more
(April 23, 2010) - The Rock Island Engineering Department will be undercutting the track in the limits of the Oak Forest station, between the hours of 11:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m.
Friday, April 23, 2010
Outbound train #531, scheduled to depart... Read more
(April 14, 2010) - On Monday, April 19, construction will begin on the western half of the inbound and outbound platforms at the Stone Avenue Station. Commuters will only be able to board and exit the train from the east half of the platforms.
The... Read more
(April 13, 2010) - Due to scheduled bridge maintenance that will be performed between Morton Grove and Golf, on Saturday April 17th, 2010. Milwaukee District North Line train #2627 passengers will be bused from Morton Grove to Golf. Passengers will... Read more
(March 29, 2010) - Metra is sending out Twitter alerts! There is a main Metra Twitter account that contains each tweet from the corresponding lines. Each line also has an established Twitter account which contains only alerts for that particular... Read more
(March 25, 2010) - Metra has unveiled a mobile website that is streamlined to be compatible with iPhones, Blackberries and any other portable web-enabled devices.
The mobile site offers the most popular features of our regular site in a format... Read more
(March 2, 2010) - What is the “most outrageous letter” ever published in Metra’s on-board newsletter? Why did one rider use its pages to thank a woman who threw a glass of water at her? Is there a polite way to turn a magazine page? Who is the... Read more
(January 28, 2010) - The Regional Transportation Authority’s Travel Information Center (TIC) will be closed on Friday, January 29, beginning at 7 p.m. and will re-open on Saturday, January 30 at 7 a.m., due to the building’s water supply being... Read more
(January 20, 2010) - Metra is now accepting credit cards at all of its downtown stations, all other manned stations and at the 14 busiest Metra Electric stations.
Metra takes Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover cards for all ticket... Read more
(January 11, 2010) - Metra officials, U.S. Rep. Bill Foster, Elburn Village President Dave Anderson and other community leaders marked the opening of expanded parking facilities at the Elburn Station on Metra’s Union Pacific West Line during a... Read more