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Rock Island District Line

A Metra train on the Rock Island District Line struck a vehicle in Oak Forest on July 21, 2012, causing the lead car of the train to derail. (Credit: CBS)

2 Killed When Metra Train Hits Vehicle In Oak Forest

Two women died when they drove in front of a Metra Rock Island District train in an unincorporated area between Tinley Park and Oak Forest.

CBS Chicago–07/21/2011

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

"Ellie" the coyote

‘Sad-Looking’ Coyote Discovered At Loop Metra Station

A female coyote that looked “like Wile E. Coyote after a rough day with the Road Runner” was unharmed and taken into the care of the proper authorities after she was found trapped at a Metra station in the Loop Sunday morning.

05/01/2011