Milwaukee District-West Line
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.
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.
Metra is hoping for a normal rush hour, one day after a series of problems led to delays for most homebound commuters.
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.
A freight train derailment on the city’s West Side has shut down the Milwaukee District-West Metra line.
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.
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.
A 44-year-old man was struck and killed by a Metra train in west suburban Wood Dale on Saturday.