Mechanical Problems, ‘Extensive Delays’ On Metra Rock Island DistrictInbound train No. 600, scheduled to arrive in Chicago at 6:04 a.m., was stopped shortly before 6 a.m. near 99th Street due to the mechanical problems, according to Metra. Trains were operating ahead of train No. 600 to accommodate commuters throughout the line.
Person Struck, Killed By Metra Train On South SideA person was fatally struck by a Metra train Monday night on the South Side.
Metra To Test Policy Allowing Pets On TrainsAs 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.
Metra Train Strikes Wall Pulling Into LaSalle Street StationFour people reportedly were taken to hospitals after a Metra Rock Island train hit a concrete retaining wall while pulling into the station downtown.
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.
Metra Train Hits Car In Tinley Park