Union Pacific Admits Jumping The Gun, Misjudging Wind Before Halting Metra TrainsTrains on three busy Metra lines were halted for about 90 minutes Monday morning, out of fear of high winds from storms that swept through the area, but it appears to have been much ado about nothing.
Metra Service Modified, Some Trains Canceled Due To ColdMetra canceled dozens of trains Tuesday and combined several other inbound and outbound routes on BNSF and Union Pacific lines as historically cold temperatures continued to wreak havoc on the rail system.
Metra UP North Line Trains Running Again After Pedestrian StruckMetra trains are moving again on the Union Pacific North line after being halted Wednesday evening when a pedestrian was fatally struck near the Rogers Park station.
Not Too Many Commuters Taking Metra This NATO MondayIt has been an extremely light and fast morning for public transit riders, whose numbers have been radically reduced by the NATO summit.
Boy, 15, Struck And Killed By Metra Train In Lake ForestA 15-year-old boy was hit and killed by a Metra train in Lake Forest Tuesday morning.
Derailment Snags Metra UP-North LineThe Metra Union Pacific North Line ran into some serious snags Friday morning, after some equipment derailed at a train yard in Waukegan.
Boy Dies After Stepping In Front Of Metra Train In Lake ForestSeveral Metra Union Pacific North Line trains were delayed Monday morning after an inbound train struck a pedestrian in Lake Forest.
Metra To Resume Bridge Replacement Work On UP North LineA year after a disastrous attempt to begin bridge replacement work on the Union Pacific North line in a two-mile stretch of Chicago's North Side, Metra is about to try again.
Condo Residents May Try To Stop UP North ProjectResidents of a North Side condominium complex may try to derail the latest plan to rebuild a portion of Metra's Union Pacific North line.
Metra To Hold Hearing On UP North Plans On March 29Residents who live along the route of Metra's Union Pacific North line will have the chance on March 29 to sound off on revised reconstruction plans.
Metra UP North Line Bridge Rehabs Resume In AprilMetra officials said Friday that bridge reconstruction work will resume in late April along the Union Pacific North Line. But officials insisted there's no reason for riders to get anxious, much less angry.