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Service Updates and Alerts

Coronavirus information
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

Construction Notices

*Some of the below construction schedules are applied to the "Alternate Schedules" that are currently in effect due to the coronavirus.    The below dates indicate the duration of construction projects, NOT how long Metra intends to keep the alternate schedules in effect.  Please monitor alerts and check metrarail.com or the ventra app for service updates.  

 

        To see which trains might be delayed by construction projects, look for the hardhat icon in the schedules for each line. 

 

BNSF : See below for effective construction dates

Effective 10/15/2020 West Hinsdale will be re-opened for passenger services. For more details, click here.

 

Metra Electric District: See below for effective construction dates

September 21 through December 4: Midday construction taking place at Homewood for Amtrak station rehab.  Midday trains with the helmet logo displayed underneath may be delayed 10 minutes.

 

Milwaukee District North Line: See below for effective construction dates

October 14 through October 30: Weekday track maintenance taking place between Lake Forest and Libertyville. Midday trains with the helmet logo displayed underneath may be delayed 10 minutes.

October 24 - October 27: Weekend and weekday construction taking place near Edgebrook for a crossing renewal. Midday trains with the helmet logo displayed underneath may be delayed 10 minutes.

 

Milwaukee District West Line: See below for effective construction dates

August 29 through November 1: Weekday and weekend construction, track work near Franklin Park. Midday trains with the helmet logo displayed underneath may be delayed 10 minutes.

 

Rock Island District Line: See below for effective construction dates

October 23 through October 25: Weekday and weekend construction, track maintenance near New Lenox. Midday trains with the helmet logo displayed underneath may be delayed 10 minutes.

 

 

 

 

 

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