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First Published - 06/07/2020 - 2:04PM

Weekday Metra trains are operating on alternate weekday schedules posted here. Weekend trains are operating on Sunday schedules on both Saturdays and Sundays, with no weekend service on the North Central Service, Southwest Service, Heritage Corridor and the Blue Island Branch of the Metra Electric Line. For all other information relating to Metra's response to the pandemic, click here.

Last Updated - 07/07/2020 - 9:09AM

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(June 2, 2009) - Concerts will begin and end on a high note for music buffs who take advantage of Metra’s seasonal rail service to and from Ravinia Park this summer.   Those planning to attend any of the concerts at the 2009 Ravinia Festival, which... Read more
(June 2, 2009) - Metra will extend its popular “Family Fares” program to include weekdays, starting Monday, June 15 through Friday, September 4.   Normally available only on weekends and holidays, Metra’s “Family Fares” allow up to three children... Read more
(June 2, 2009) - Metra today announced the winners of its 2008-2009 safety campaign contest, designed to promote railroad safety practices to students in grades K-12 throughout Northeastern Illinois. In an effort to engage even more students in... Read more
(June 1, 2009) - Metra Director Jack Schaffer, who has been a member of the commuter rail agency’s board since 2006, has been elected treasurer by his fellow board members.   Mr. Schaffer was elected by unanimous vote to replace Director Larry... Read more
(June 1, 2009) - Metra Director Larry A. Huggins, a member of the commuter rail agency’s board since 1997, has been elected vice chairman by his fellow board members.   Mr. Huggins was elected by unanimous vote to replace Director Elonzo Hill, who... Read more
(February 12, 2009) - Metra police have arrested a Chicago man and charged him with armed robbery in connection with the Jan. 29 assault of a Metra passenger at the 83rd Street/Avalon Park station of the Metra Electric District line. Charged was... Read more
(February 6, 2009) - A Metra train car is getting a presidential makeover this month as part of an advertising test that could lead to extra revenue for the commuter rail agency.   The car will be wrapped on both sides with an advertisement from the... Read more

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