There was a time when you could hop on a train at certain North Side ‘L’ stations, sit down in a tavern-lounge car, order a drink and eat a freshly-cooked hamburger as you rode to Milwaukee at up to 90 miles an hour.
The price of a one-day pass will nearly double, from $5.75 to $10. A three-day pass that now costs $14 will cost $20. The seven-day pass will increase in price from $23 to $28 and the 30-day pass will increase in price from $86 to $100.
Wheels on the second and third cars of a northbound Metra train left the tracks, but all of the cars remain upright near 155 N. Canal St., just north of the Ogilvie Transportation Center. The train appeared to be pulling at least six cars.
Two people inside a vehicle struck by a Metra train Monday evening on the South Side were hospitalized — one in critical condition.
The mystery man who helped a teenager get a stalled car off railroad tracks in Tinley Park last week as a train was approaching says he’s not really a hero.
WBBM Newsradio’s Mike Krauser recorded coyotes howling at a passing train in the Indiana Dunes, near Beverly Shores.
Amtrak says the City of New Orleans passenger train will pull into its namesake city this coming Tuesday, the first time since late August.
CBS 2 observed the accident scene at the Brown Line Kedzie stop: a mangled car against the side of a CTA commuter train.
The family of a Glenview couple killed in a train derailment and bridge collapse has filed a wrongful death suit against Union Pacific Railroad over the incident, and a judge has ordered cleanup of the wreck halted to preserve evidence in the case.
The engine of an Amtrak passenger train caught fire Wednesday south of Union Station.
A 27-year-old Glenview man was hit and killed by a Red Line ‘L’ train in Rogers Park early Thursday.
Ravinia has something for everyone as usual this summer, from multiple headliners who performed at the original Woodstock to an artist who played at Lollapalooza not long ago – not to mention a stop by Glen Campbell on his goodbye tour.
Starting Wednesday, Metra riders will see a big increase in fares, with most riders paying 30 percent more.
Several Metra Union Pacific North Line trains were delayed Monday morning after an inbound train struck a pedestrian in Lake Forest.
Three freight trains collided in Northwest Indiana, just east of Valparaiso, causing a massive chain reaction derailment and small fire.
A Metra North Central line train was hit by a car this morning near Steeger Road west of Rand Road.
A Metra train was delayed for half an hour Tuesday morning after slamming into an empty car in Libertyville.
A train struck and killed a pedestrian early Thursday in Vernon Hills, prompting authorities to halt the train and leaving early-morning commuters delayed.
A man on a Metra train Monday night was only trying to ease his fears about a bad dream he had, but the note he passed to the train conductor was mistaken for a bomb threat.
Another lawsuit has been filed over the crash of an Amtrak train that left Chicago and was hit by a truck in Nevada, killing six people more than a week ago.