2 Metra Train Lines Now Running With Bike CarsThe cars have room for 16 bicycles, instead of the five allowed on Metra's other accessible cars.
Crossing Gate Malfunctioned At BNSF Tracks In BerwynBNSF said it was a power issue and the gates are back up now and traffic is flowing.
Sport-Utility Vehicle Hits Freight Train In Western Springs, Occupants Get Out On Their OwnA sport-utility vehicle hit a freight train in Western Springs Sunday afternoon, leaving the vehicle severely damaged but causing no injuries.
Trains Roll By As Raised Railroad Gates Concern Neighbors"It's so important for all ages, children and adults, that we make this as safe a crossing as possible."
BREAKING: Train Derailment At BNSF Rail YardMetra said it's not sure if the incident will have an effect on service.
Metra BNSF and Southwest Service Trains Delayed During Rush Hour; Train Blocking All Tracks Out Of Rail Yard MovedMetra commuters taking the BNSF and Southwest Service trains should expect "extensive delays" Friday evening, according to Metra officials.
'Small Fire' On Locomotive Leads To Evacuation Of Metra BNSF Train Just South Of Union StationA Metra BNSF train to Aurora was evacuated just south of Union Station Thursday night due to a locomotive fire, officials say.
BNSF Service Resumes After Hazmat Incident Metra has suspended service on one of its main commuter lines running between the city and the western suburbs.
Metra BNSF Trains Running Again After Motorcyclist Fatally StruckMetra spokesman Tom Miller said the motorcyclist was trespassing on the BNSF right-of-way at about 6:45 p.m. when struck by the train, which was not scheduled to stop at Harlem Avenue and was running express to Naperville.
Freight Train Derails In CiceroCrews were notified at 4:18 a.m. of the derailment on Metra BNSF tracks in the 4700 block of West 26th Street in Cicero, Chicago Police News Affairs Officer Janel Sedevic said.
BNSF Trains Halted After Woman Jumps From Building Near TracksA woman who jumped to her death from an 11th-floor balcony near a Metra station Thursday night on the Near West Side halted trains for about 30 minutes, authorities said.
Metra Train Travels 13 Minutes With Door OpenThirteen minutes. That's how long a door aboard a moving Metra train stayed open Tuesday evening before a conductor discovered the problem.
2 Struck, Killed By Metra Train Near Cicero StationMetra trains are back up and running this morning, after an accident in Cicero that left two people dead.