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

Metra trains are operating on alternate weekday and weekend schedules posted here, 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 - 08/10/2020 - 12:04PM

For members of the news media only, please call 312-322-6776 to reach a Metra spokesperson at all hours. If you are not a member of news media, please do not call this number.

For passenger service inquiries, please call 312-322-6777 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.  For travel information evening and weekends, call 312-836-7000.

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(July 21, 2020) - Metra today asked the Surface Transportation Board (STB) to issue a preliminary injunction to prevent Union Pacific Railroad (UP) from taking planned steps that would degrade or halt commuter rail service on its three lines in the...
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