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Metra Train Fatally Strikes Pedestrian On North Side

A Metra train struck and killed a pedestrian at the Ravenswood station Tuesday afternoon on the North Side.

05/29/2012

Ivison Mitchell felt like he was in a "pickle jar" Monday when he was stuck on a Metra train for several hours because of storm damage. (CBS)

Traveling On Storm-Delayed Train Like Being In ‘Pickle Jar,’ Passenger Says

A Metra train from the north suburbs that should have taken less than two hours to reach Chicago took more like seven hours, thanks to the fallout from Monday’s storms.

07/11/2011

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Blizzard Shuts Down Entire Metra Lines

Metra is not merely delaying trains as the blizzard slams Chicago. Entire lines have been shut down.

WBBM Newsradio–02/02/2011