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Metra Electric Service on Schedule to Serve McCormick Place for Obama’s Farewell Address

(January 10, 2017) - 

Metra reminds customers and other guests expected to attend President Barack Obama’s farewell address today that the Metra Electric Line has a station at McCormick Place and provides regular service to this venue. 

The regular weekday schedule will be in effect during tonight’s event. However,  

Metra will have an additional outbound train on standby to accommodate event attendees departing McCormick Place after the event.

“Metra’s Electric Line has plenty of capacity to serve the crowds expected at tonight’s event and we hope guests will take advantage of the safe, convenient and affordable train service we provide,” said Metra Executive Director/CEO Don Orseno.

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