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A Metra Commuter Train (Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Metra Hopes For Smooth Morning Rush After Switch Problems

Metra is hoping for a normal rush hour, one day after a series of problems led to delays for most homebound commuters.

WBBM Newsradio–06/28/2013

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Metra Cops To Park Cars, Board Trains This Summer

Metra 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.

06/12/2013

A Metra railroad crossing (credit: CBS)

Union Pacific Signal Problems Lead To Some Metra Delays

Systemwide 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.

04/09/2013

Metra locomotive (CBS File Photo)

Metra Train Fatally Strikes Man In North Suburb

A Metra train fatally struck a man Friday night in north suburban Morton Grove.

12/15/2012

Metra Train Hits Car

Metra Train Delayed After Hitting Car In Libertyville

A Metra train was delayed for half an hour Tuesday morning after slamming into an empty car in Libertyville.

CBS Chicago–11/01/2011