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A Metra railroad crossing (credit: CBS)

Metra UP North Line Trains Delayed After Tree Falls On Tracks

Metra UP North Line trains were running again Wednesday morning, although with delays of up to 54 minutes, after a tree fell on the tracks near Kenilworth.

09/10/2014

A man is taken into police custody after climbing on top of a Metra train, walking along the roof, and jumping onto a second train. (Credit: Brian Blank)

Man Climbs On Top Of Metra Train, Delays UP North Line

Trains on Metra’s UP North Line were stopped near Rogers Park for about half an hour Monday morning, after a man jumped on top of a train, and started running along the roof of the bi-level cars.

02/24/2014

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Friday’s Weather Delays Still Have Metra Passengers Upset

Friday’s two-hour weather delay for Metra commuters has many still fuming.

09/03/2013

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‘Major’ Metra Bridge Project To Begin Within Two Weeks

A “major” project to replace 22 bridges along the Union Pacific North Line and rebuild the Ravenswood project will begin in the next two weeks, according to Metra.

08/24/2011

The scene of a pedestrian-train accident in Wilmette (David Thomas)

Elderly Man Fatally Struck By Metra Train

A Metra train fatally struck an elderly Evanston man Friday afternoon in an apparent suicide in north suburban Wilmette.

03/18/2011