Metra Electric Line
Service on Metra’s Electric Line was back to normal Wednesday morning, after an overnight derailment caused major delays at the start of the morning rush.
Around 7 p.m. Sunday, two juveniles snuck into the rail yard at the University Park station along the Metra Electric Line. One of them climbed on top of a train, and was electrocuted.
Dolton police are trying to determine if two men allegedly involved in an armed robbery may be tied to the murder of a 52-year old man.
While commuters riding the rails will face increased security Monday morning, some riders may not have any trains at all to catch.
The Metra Electric and South Shore lines were shut down for over an hour in the Hyde Park neighborhood Saturday morning for a suspicious suitcase that turned out to be empty.
Some stations on the Metra Electric Line and South Shore Line could be shut down during the upcoming NATO summit, and passengers at other stations could face airport-style security screenings, due to the Secret Service security plan that could be released as soon as Friday afternoon.
Good news for riders of the South Shore and Metra Electric lines: service will operate during the NATO Summit in May.
An inbound Metra Electric train struck a man Saturday night in south suburban Riverdale.
A suspicious package halted the busy Metra Electric Line in the Hyde Park neighborhood late Friday morning.
Bond was set at $50,000 for two teens charged along with a juvenile with a hate crime after making derogatory statements and threatening someone Thursday night near Millennium Park.
A person was struck and killed by a Metra train in south suburban Blue Island early this morning.