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.
Metra is apologizing to riders a day after signal problems forced Union Station commuters to experience lengthy delays, crowded conditions and communication issues.
Metra trains were delayed up to 45 minutes Monday night because of a switching problem near a Downtown station.
Football fans attending Sunday’s Bears game against the Seattle Seahawks have plenty of ways to get to the game — including CTA, Metra, Pace and numerous parking lot options. The Bears host the Seahawks at noon at Soldier Field.
You might not have known the name of the high-rise building that hangs over the main concourse of Union Station to begin with, but on Friday it is acquiring the name of its primary tenant, Fifth Third Bank.
CHICAGO (CBS) — Speaking at a news conference at Union Station yesterday, U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin said he’s concerned what this week has in store for the 3.4 million passengers who ride trains in and […]
Commuters can expect delays this morning on Metra’s BNSF line after a disabled freight train halted five trains inbound into the city.
A college student who went missing at Union Station over the weekend has been found safe on the Northwest Side.
An Amtrak train hit a Metra commuter train Friday morning at Union Station, sending as many as 12 people to area hospitals.
CHICAGO (WBBM) — Union Station is running out of room for trains, even though Metra commuters are asking for more service, Amtrak is setting ridership records, and advocates want to make Union Station the hub […]
A published report says Amtrak is considering whether it is financially possible to offer nonstop service from downtown to O’Hare International Airport.