Union Pacific/North Line

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Woman Killed By Metra Train In Highwood

A woman was struck and killed by a Metra train Tuesday morning in north suburban Highwood, causing significant delays for commuters during the morning rush.

10/07/2014

Metra Train

Metra UP/North Trains Back On Schedule After Sunday Derailment

Trains have resumed normal service on the Union Pacific/North Line Monday morning after a train derailed in north suburban Waukegan last night.

05/12/2014

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Three More Metra Lines Get Wind Gauges To Reduce Storm Delays

Union Pacific rules require trains operated by UP to stop when there are extreme winds. Without the gauges, trains have to stop whenever there are powerful winds anywhere in the greater Chicagoland area, not just along a specific line.

05/01/2014

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

Metra locomotive (CBS File Photo)

Several Metra Trains Not Running Monday

Several Metra trains on the Union Pacific/North Line and the BNSF Railway are not running Monday morning due to “manpower” issues.

06/24/2013

A Metra railroad crossing (credit: CBS)

Union Pacific Signal Problems Lead To Some Metra Delays

Systemwide signal problems on the Union Pacific railroad on Tuesday morning led to a handful of Metra trains being delayed or stopped while the issue was fixed.

04/09/2013