Man Killed When Train Hits Car In Blue IslandOne person is dead after a car was hit by a Metra train in south suburban Blue Island.
Metra Train Hits Truck In WrightwoodMetra service was disrupted for nearly two hours Friday morning, after a Southwest Service train hit a truck in the Wrightwood neighborhood.
Metra Advises Commuters To Avoid Union StationMetra is advising riders on the BNSF lines to avoid Union Station, after a person was struck Wednesday by a train in west suburban Riverside.
Metra UP North Line Trains Halted Due To Body On Tracks In EvanstonShortly after 8 a.m., a Metra engineer called Evanston police to report a body on the northbound UP North Line tracks on the bridge crossing Dempster Street.
Metra Urges Riders To Give Themselves Extra Time During Morning CommuteMetra is urging riders to give themselves extra time for Friday morning's commute because of the snow.
Metra Riders: Delays Possible FridayThe big problems on very snowy days on Metra are rail switches, which can get stuck because of the heavy snow.
Ventra App Crashes For Metra Riders As Fare Hike StartsOn the same morning fare hikes went into effect for Metra, the Ventra app malfunctioned for a few hours when riders tried to purchase new tickets.
Metra Fare Hikes Start Today, Service Cuts Begin MondayThe fare hikes and service reductions were approved as part of the rail agency’s $797 million budget and capital program for 2018, and will help eliminate a $45 million deficit.
Pedestrian Fatally Struck By Metra Electric Train On South SideTrains were stopped Monday afternoon after a Metra Electric train hit and killed a pedestrian on the South Side, authorities said.
Wheaton Metra Station Remains Closed, Riders Use Temporary Warming TrailerMany Metra riders in Wheaton are thankful they have a temporary place to stay warm while they wait for their trains, after a fire wrecked the station.
Polar Blast Makes For Painful Return From Holiday BreakMetra is working to keep things moving throughout the deep freeze, with temperatures as cold as 15 below zero to start the morning in the Chicago area.
Metra Winter Weather GuideThis week's bitter cold has not been kind to Metra and some of its passengers.