Woman Fatally Struck By Metra Train In Forest GlenRoseanna Slawson was struck by an inbound Milwaukee District North train about 11:30 p.m. near the Forest Glen station, 5310 N. Forest Glen Ave., according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office and a Metra spokeswoman. She was pronounced dead at 4:33 a.m.
Trains On The Move After Signal And Power Failure On Several Metra LinesBoth inbound and outbound trains were stopped on the Milwaukee District / North Line; the Milwaukee District / West Line; the Rock Island District Line; and the Metra Electric District, the transit agency reported at 12:50 a.m. Wednesday. Signals and power were completely restored by 2:23 a.m.
Metra Hopes For Smooth Morning Rush After Switch ProblemsMetra is hoping for a normal rush hour, one day after a series of problems led to delays for most homebound commuters.
Metra Cops To Park Cars, Board Trains This SummerMetra police said the move was an effort to raise officers’ visibility as the summer season brings more casual riders on the trains, along with regular daily commuters.
Union Pacific Signal Problems Lead To Some Metra DelaysSystemwide signal problems on the Union Pacific railroad on Tuesday morning led to a handful of Metra trains being delayed or stopped while the issue was fixed.
Metra Train Fatally Strikes Man In North Suburb A Metra train fatally struck a man Friday night in north suburban Morton Grove.
Metra Train Delayed After Hitting Car In LibertyvilleA Metra train was delayed for half an hour Tuesday morning after slamming into an empty car in Libertyville.