One Dead After Train Strikes Vehicle Near Arlington Heights; Metra UP-NW Inbound And Outbound Moving With Extensive DelaysTrain #6444, which was scheduled to arrive at Ogilvie Transportation Center struck the vehicle shortly before 2:30 p.m., according to a tweet from Metra.
Death Investigation Underway After Body Found Near Metra Tracks In Lake ForestA Metra Union Pacific North Line crew spotted the body Wednesday morning. Police said the victim, a man in his 40s, apparently had been struck and killed by an earlier train.
Metra Relaxes Bicycle Rules On Trains, Adds 'Bike Car' On Milwaukee North LineMetra has added a car dedicated to bicycles on the Milwaukee District North line, as part of a pilot program to expand bike access for cyclists commuting from the suburbs into the city.
As Collisions Between Trains And Cars Decline, Pedestrian Accidents Holding SteadyState safety experts worry the pandemic could railroad train crossing safety, because we're all out of practice.
Woman Dead After Hit By Metra Train In Evanston, Trains Moving Again With Extensive DelaysMetra Union Pacific-North Line trains are operating with extensive delays, after a 62-year-old woman was struck by a train Thursday afternoon.
With Ridership Down About 90%, Metra Looking At Bleak Financial Forecast, Seeking To Lure Riders Back To TrainsThe July financial report by Metra Chief Financial Officer Thomas Farmer predicts ridership will rebound only to about 30% of pre-COVID levels by the end of 2020.
Metra Announces Changes At Crossing At 87th And Pulaski, Where There Have Been 2 Deadly CrashesAt least two deadly crashes have taken place at the Metra crossing at 87th Street and Pulaski Road, and on Monday, Metra announced it is making changes.
$10 All-Day Metra Passing Staying On Sale Through HalloweenYou can buy the pass through the Ventra app and use it as many times as you would like until 3 a.m. the next morning.
Person Struck By Metra Train Near Elmwood Park StationInbound trains are stopped near Metra's Elmwood Park station after a pedestrian was hit Saturday afternoon, according to a Metra spokesperson.
Metra, Union Pacific Face Lawsuit After Crash Critically Injures Woman In WheatonUnion Pacific and Metra are facing a lawsuit after a crash in Wheaton left a woman critically hurt.
Pedestrian Fatally Struck By Metra Train Near Mokena StationA person was fatally struck by a Metra train Wednesday morning.
Metra To Resume Alternate Weekday Schedule On MondayMetra will go back to an alternate weekday schedule on Monday, after more than a week of either suspending service altogether or reducing it amid civil unrest in the Chicago area.
Metra Resumes Service Wednesday With Modified ScheduleMetra service will resume on most lines Wednesday.
Metra Suspends All Service TuesdayThe rail agency said service is suspended for the safety of the public and employees.
Metra Cancels All Service For MondayMetra announced Sunday night that it is canceling all service for Monday amid unrest in the Chicago area.