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Service Updates and Alerts

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

Weekday Metra trains are operating on alternate weekday schedules posted here. Weekend trains are operating on Sunday schedules on both Saturdays and Sundays, 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 - 07/07/2020 - 9:09AM

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

August 1 through October 2: West Hinsdale Station to be closed  for approximately 2 months for platform rehabilitation project.  No delays expected. 

 

Metra Electric District: See below for effective construction dates

August 3 through September 4:  Midday and Late night construction taking place near McCormick place and at Millennium station.

 

Milwaukee District North Line: See below for effective construction dates

August 3 through August 7:  Midday construction to rehabilitate Halfday Road crossing. 

 

Milwaukee District West Line: See below for effective construction dates

August 3 through August 14 (WEEKDAYS ONLY): Midday construction near Franklin Park; track work to install new crossovers.

August 8 through August 9: Midday construction to rehabilitate Addison St road crossing. 

 

Rock Island District: See below for effective construction dates

August 3 through August 28: Midday construction between Blue Island and Gresham; track maintenance and surfacing.

 

Union Pacific North Line: See below for effective construction dates

August 3 through August 14 (WEEKDAYS ONLY) : Midday construction between Highland Park and Lake Bluff; track maintenance and surfacing.

August 8 through August 9: Midday construction near Evanston, track maintenance and surfacing

 

 

Union Pacific West Line: See below for effective construction dates

August 8 through August 9: Midday construction near Fox River, track and bridge maintenance

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