Burlington Northern-Santa Fe Line

A Metra train is stopped at the Downers Grove station after striking a man who was crossing the tracks. (Credit: CBS)

Another Tragedy On Tracks: Man Killed By Metra Train In Downers Grove

A man died Tuesday morning when he was struck by a Metra train as he was crossing the tracks in Downers Grove.

03/19/2013

Metra locomotive (CBS File Photo)

Switching Problems Cause Metra Delays At Union Station

Metra trains were delayed up to 45 minutes Monday night because of a switching problem near a Downtown station.

01/09/2012

Metra locomotive (CBS File Photo)

Note About Bad Dream Mistaken For Bomb Threat On Metra Train

A man on a Metra train Monday night was only trying to ease his fears about a bad dream he had, but the note he passed to the train conductor was mistaken for a bomb threat.

CBS Chicago–09/13/2011