Metra CEO Don Orseno Announces Plans To Retire At End Of 2017Metra’s Board of Directors has formed a committee to find Orseno’s replacement, with the aim of hiring someone by this fall.
Amtrak Computer Glitch Causes Major Delays For Metra At Union StationMetra trains heading in and out of Union Station were halted for about 90 minutes Friday morning, after Amtrak computers controlling the tracks and switches went down.
Pedestrian Struck By Metra Train Near Long LakeThe pedestrian was identified as 27-year-old Anthony Solano of Round Lake Beach, according to Lake County Coroner Dr. Howard Cooper.
Metra's Fare Hike Takes Effect, The Third Increase In 3 YearsCommuters who use Metra are paying more for their rides starting Wednesday.
Metra Faces Lawsuit Of Racial Discrimination Against EmployeesA group of African-American Metra police officers are suing the transit agency.
New Schedules On Several Metra Lines Start SundayNew schedules start Sunday on Metra’s SouthWest Service, Milwaukee North and Milwaukee West lines.
Second Person Fatally Struck Along Metra's UP-NW LineA man was fatally struck by a Metra train Thursday morning in northwest suburban Crystal Lake, the second fatal incident on Metra’s Union Pacific-Northwest Line train in one day.
Pedestrian Struck By Metra Train In Crystal LakeInbound train No. 636 struck a pedestrian near Crystal Lake at about 10:45 a.m. All trains are halted in both directions.
Metra Fares To Increase In FebruaryIt will go into effect on Feb. 1 and will raise the annual cost to ride the train by $141 for those buying a monthly pass.
Freezing Rain, Ice Cause Many Delays On South Shore, Metra TrainsThe freezing rain, ice accumulation and falling temperatures have caused many Metra lines to experience delays on Thursday.
Man Who Died In Shootout With Cops On Metra Train Killed HimselfThe suspect in a southwest suburban murder fatally shot himself during a confrontation with police late Friday on a Metra train in north suburban Deerfield, according to preliminary autopsy reports.
Murder Suspect Shot And Killed By Police On Metra Train In DeerfieldPolice shot and killed a murder suspect late Friday night, after the man allegedly opened fire on a Metra train in north suburban Deerfield.