Rock Island District
As things stand now, Metra riders are not allowed to take pets on board, but on Wednesday the commuter rail agency’s board will discuss whether to test allowing pets on one of its lines.
Four people reportedly were taken to hospitals after a Metra Rock Island train hit a concrete retaining wall while pulling into the station downtown.
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.
TINLEY PARK (CBS) — A Metra Rock Island District train collided with a vehicle in Tinley Park on Tuesday, causing delays for commuters. The accident happened around 1 p.m. at a crossing along 80th Avenue […]