Train trips may take longer, but they are more affordable than flying and they offer unique glimpses of America’s vast countryside.
Chicago’s Metropolitan Planning Council wants to pump some life into Union Station with a $5,000 contest to get people involved with iconic railroad station on the River, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
Commuters should notice some improvement in air quality as they board Metra and Amtrak trains at Union Station.
From art to cover bands, you can celebrate spring at numerous festivals in Chicago. Grab your friends and get ready for a fun weekend with these upcoming events.
A northwest suburban Bartlett man was ordered held in lieu of $350,000 bail Sunday after he was accused of stabbing a Metra police officer three times in the leg Saturday.
Union Station is now being recognized as one the city’s true architectural gems.
Gov. Pat Quinn is calling for a federal investigation of Chicago-based Megabus.
Megabus has reportedly agreed to pay more than $5 million to settle a lawsuit stemming from another deadly accident in Chicago.
A 76-year-old woman has died after she was hit by a Megabus near her West Loop home, not far from Union Station.
It could be commuter chaos downtown Wednesday morning, following a water main break near Union Station.
Thousands of people jammed Chicago Union Station Saturday — but not because they needed to go somewhere. It was the fifth annual National Train Day. Many, such as 12-year-old Kevin Mack, were self-described “railfans” or “train geeks.”
Aurora Police are asking the public for help is locating a missing 79-year-old woman from the west suburb who was last seen on Chicago’s South Side.
A freight train derailment in Indiana caused some travel trouble for people headed to Chicago on Tuesday.
Imagine getting off your morning train to work, only to find out you’ve suddenly become a millionaire.
A smoky fire started above the train tracks at Union Station Saturday afternoon.
Hundreds of people crowded into Union Station Thursday night, but they weren’t waiting for a train.
High-speed rail service has arrived in Chicago.
A few of the 1,300 United Airlines employees relocating to Chicago got the chance Wednesday to tell Mayor Rahm Emanuel what they do and don’t like about their new home.
U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin said Monday he hopes the owner of the Old Post Office building is going to make good on his word to help vent harmful exhaust fumes from Union Station, located just below the building.
Irritated commuters rushed Tuesday to buy Metra tickets before fare hikes averaging 25 percent go into effect Wednesday, but they couldn’t buy more than a month’s worth of discounted 10-ride passes, thanks to a Metra policy designed to prevent stockpiling.