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Below is a list of news releases related to Metra.


(January 16, 2019) - On Nov. 9, a Mokena police dashboard camera captured the railroad crossing gates failing to activate along the Rock Island Line at 191st Street in Mokena as Train 506 went through the crossing. Metra was aware of this incident...
(January 10, 2019) - Metra today unveiled a new Rock Island Line schedule that includes changes necessary for the new Positive Train Control (PTC) safety system, as well as some service enhancements such as new express trains. The new schedule will...
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