Metra Train Strikes Vehicle Near Wheeling; Extensive Delays ExpectedA Metra North Central Service train struck a vehicle near Wheeling Friday morning.
Highwood Metra Station Closed After Water Pipe Breaks; Trains Still Stopping At StationThe Highwood Metra station is closed due to a broken water pipe.
Man Fatally Struck By Metra Train In LaGrange; Delays Expected On BNSF LineA man was fatally struck by a Metra train in LaGrange Tuesday morning.
Despite President Joe Biden's Transportation Mask Mandate, Metra Not Confronting ViolatorsIt's been a problem since the early days of the pandemic: public transit passengers not following masking rules.
Metra Electric Train Halted In South Suburbs After Wires Come DownWires came down near the Metra Electric tracks in the south suburbs Sunday afternoon, halting a train.
Person Struck By Train Near Melrose ParkA person was struck by a train on the Union Pacific West Line near Melrose Park Friday night, Metra officials confirm.
Metra Union Pacific-West Trains Halted After Woman Is Hit, Killed By Train In Villa ParkMetra Union Pacific-West trains were halted in the western suburbs Tuesday afternoon after a pedestrian was hit and killed by a train.
Man Accused Of Firing Rifle On Metra Platform Has Faced Gun Charges BeforeBond was set at $500,000 Tuesday for the man accused of firing his gun on a Metra platform in broad daylight earlier this month.
Man Charged After Surrendering In Incident Where Shots Were Fired On McCormick Place Metra PlatformA suspect has been charged after surrendering in connection with an incident where shots were fired with a collapsible rifle on the McCormick Place Metra platform.
Metra UP-W Train Hits Pedestrian In MaywoodMetra did not say what condition the person was in or the circumstances that led the person onto the tracks.
FBI, Metra Police Seek Shooter Who Opened Fire On McCormick Place Station PlatformOn Dec. 1, a man got off a northbound Metra Electric District train at the McCormick Place station, pulled out a collapsible rifle from his backpack, and fired a single shot while standing on the platform
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.