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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.


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.


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