(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
(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