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Metra Trains Moving Again After Person Struck In BarringtonInbound train No. 624, scheduled to arrive in Chicago at 8:26 AM, struck a pedestrian in Barrington about 7:15 a.m., according to Metra spokesman Tom Miller. Trains were halted in both directions for more than two hours after the crash.
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Woman, 19, Killed After Crashing Into Metra TrainPolice are blaming the road conditions for an accident Wednesday evening that killed a 19-year-old Woodstock woman who drove into a Metra train.
Metra UP/Northwest Service Resumes After Downed Power Line RemovedA Metra service alert posted at 8:31 a.m. estimated that inbound and outbound trains could be from 30 to 160 minutes behind schedule.
Three More Metra Lines Get Wind Gauges To Reduce Storm DelaysUnion 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.
Metra UP Northwest Line Trains Stopped In BarringtonSome Metra Union Pacific/Northwest Line trains are experiencing delays up to an hour and half due to mechanical problems in the northwest suburbs Tuesday morning.
Several Metra Trains Delayed, Some Canceled For Morning RushSwitching and mechanical problems - as well as at least two cars stuck on the tracks - caused delays and a few cancellations on several Metra lines during the Thursday morning commute.
Metra Train Hits Elderly Cyclist In Mount ProspectTrains on Metra’s Union Pacific/Northwest Line were being delayed Wednesday morning, after a cyclist was struck by a train near Mount Prospect.
Metra Hopes For Smooth Morning Rush After Switch ProblemsMetra is hoping for a normal rush hour, one day after a series of problems led to delays for most homebound commuters.
Union Pacific Signal Problems Lead To Some Metra DelaysSystemwide 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.
Person Hit, Killed By Metra TrainThe person was fatally hit near the Irving Park station in the 3900 block of North Avondale Avenue, according to Fire Media Affairs.
Truck Driver Killed, Several Hurt In Metra Train CrashA Metra train crashed into a semi-trailer truck Friday morning in Mount Prospect, causing the truck to burst into flames.
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