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Metra Train

Quiet Cars Coming To All Metra Lines

Starting today, all the lines in the Metra commuter rail system will introduce “quiet cars” on their trains.

CBS Chicago–06/06/2011

Metra locomotive (CBS File Photo)

Shhh! More ‘Quiet Cars’ Coming To Metra Trains

Metra says its test of “quiet cars” has been so successful the rail agency will roll them out on all of its rush-hour trains.

05/13/2011

A Metra Commuter Train (Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Metra Ready To Test ‘Quiet Cars’

Next month, Metra will begin its test of “quiet cars” along the Rock Island Line.

WBBM Newsradio–12/17/2010

A Metra Commuter Train (Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Metra To Begin Testing “Quiet Cars”

Stow the phones and turn down the iPods. Metra will begin testing “quiet cars” in early January.

WBBM Newsradio–11/12/2010

Metra locomotive (CBS File Photo)

Shhh, Metra Explores ‘Quiet Cars’

Metra tells riders it’s willing to consider “quiet cars,” in which cell phone calls and loud conversations would be banned.

WBBM Newsradio–10/18/2010