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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.


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.


Metra Train

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