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.
Pennsylvania Trucker Charged In Metra Crash In BartlettVolodimyr 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 Service To Bartlett Back To Normal After Monday CrashMetra 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 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.
Freight Train Derailment Halts Milwaukee District-West Metra TrainsA freight train derailment on the city’s West Side has shut down the Milwaukee District-West Metra line.
Metra Line Running, But Delayed, After DerailmentMetra 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.
Commuters Still Facing Delays After Freight Train DerailmentTwenty-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.
Man Killed By Metra Train In Wood DaleA 44-year-old man was struck and killed by a Metra train in west suburban Wood Dale on Saturday.