Milwaukee District-West Line

This was the scene of a Metra train that collided with a car carrier truck Monday in Bartlett. (CBS)

Pennsylvania Trucker Charged In Metra Crash In Bartlett

Volodimyr Matkivski, 41, of Warminster, Pa., was cited for ignoring a posted sign warning motorists about the 22-foot clearance between the tracks and Bartlett Road.


This was the scene of a Metra train that collided with a car carrier truck Monday in Bartlett. (CBS)

Metra Service To Bartlett Back To Normal After Monday Crash

Metra officials said Tuesday morning that they expect “normal” service on the Milwaukee District West Line following a Monday afternoon crash betweeen a train and semi truck that injured two near northwest suburban Bartlett.


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

credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Digital Chicago

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.


Metra locomotive (CBS File Photo)

Freight Train Derailment Halts Milwaukee District-West Metra Trains

A freight train derailment on the city’s West Side has shut down the Milwaukee District-West Metra line.

CBS Chicago–02/03/2012

Freight Train Fire

Metra Line Running, But Delayed, After Derailment

Metra commuters can expect more delays during their morning commute Friday, a day after the fiery freight train derailment that halted the Milwaukee District-West line near Bartlett.

CBS Chicago–11/04/2011

Freight Train Fire

Commuters Still Facing Delays After Freight Train Derailment

Twenty-two freight train cars jumped the tracks and three burst into flames Thursday morning in the west suburbs, causing Metra service disruptions that were expected to drag into into Friday.

CBS Chicago–11/03/2011

Metra locomotive (CBS File Photo)

Man Killed By Metra Train In Wood Dale

A 44-year-old man was struck and killed by a Metra train in west suburban Wood Dale on Saturday.

CBS Chicago–04/16/2011