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Service Updates and Alerts

Alternate Service Schedules
First Published - 03/19/2020 - 11:56AM
  • For the safety of the public and our employees, and because of municipal travel restrictions that are limiting the ability of our workers to reach job sites, Metra is suspending all service on Monday, June 1. We will provide updates on Monday about Tuesday service.
Last Updated - 05/31/2020 - 8:04PM

Alternate Schedules

Alternate schedules are implemented when weather conditions or serious service disruptions do not allow for operation of regularly scheduled service. Public notice of the implementation of these alternative schedules will be posted on this website and distributed to major media outlets.

Below are the alternate WEEKDAY schedules that Metra is using in response to lower ridership due to the coronavirus. On lines with weekend service, Metra is operating Sunday schedules on both Saturday and Sunday, except on the Metra Electric, which is using regular weekend schedules. Saturday service on the SouthWest Service is supended until further notice.

BNSF

HCD - in effect 5/4 (reduced service level)

Metra Electric - in effect through 5/29 (track construction between 65th and Kensington)

Metra Electric - in effect 6/1 (track construction between 65th and Kensington & night bridge work near 39th)

MDN - in effect through 5/29

MDN - in effect 6/1 (adjusted run times, crossing rehab at Morgan & Green Streets)

MDW -in effect through 5/29

MDW -in effect 6/1 (adjusted run times, crossing rehab at Morgan & Green Streets)

NCS - in effect 5/4 (reduced service level)

Rock Island - in effect through 5/29

Rock Island - in effect 6/1 (adjusted run times, crossing rehab)

SWS - in effect 5/4 (reduced service level)

UPN - in effect 5/18 (conclusion of night track work, track work taking place between Highland Park and Waukegan)

UPNW - in effect 5/11 (adjusted run times for conclusion of nighttime track work)

UPW - in effect 5/11 (adjusted run times for conclusion of nighttime track work)

 

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