Rock Island District

A Metra Rock Island Line train hit the end stop at LaSalle Street Station on Monday. (Photo credit: Jack Lavallee)

Metra Train Strikes Wall Pulling Into LaSalle Street Station

Four people reportedly were taken to hospitals after a Metra Rock Island train hit a concrete retaining wall while pulling into the station downtown.

01/06/2014

A Metra Commuter Train (Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Metra Hopes For Smooth Morning Rush After Switch Problems

Metra is hoping for a normal rush hour, one day after a series of problems led to delays for most homebound commuters.

WBBM Newsradio–06/28/2013

credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Digital Chicago

Metra Cops To Park Cars, Board Trains This Summer

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.

06/12/2013

A Metra railroad crossing (credit: CBS)

Metra Train Hits Car In Tinley Park

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 […]

10/04/2011