Mokena Metra Train Crossing Still Concerning, Local Businesses SayThere's growing concern about the Mokena train crossing CBS 2's been following for months, as nearby businesses say close calls with cars are happening far too often.
Metra Offering Extra Service For St. Patrick's DayMetra is helping riders safely reach Chicago's St. Patrick's Day festivities by offering extra service this weekend.
Questions For Metra: Mokena Safety Gate Lowers After Train Arrives"The actual arms did not go down till that train was half way through that street."
Worker Falling On Circuit Breaker Caused Chaos At Union Station"To knock that much down and not have that kind of back up. I haven't heard of one this big happening before."
Amtrak Signal Problems Caused By Worker Falling On Circuit Board, Sen. Dick Durbin SaysA signal problem that caused major delays for Metra and Amtrak trains out of Union Station Thursday was caused by a worker falling on a circuit board during a server upgrade, Sen. Dick Durbin says.
Metra Trains Moving Again, With Major Delays, After Signal Problem At Union StationMetra trains heading in and out of Union Station were halted for about 90 minutes Thursday morning, after a computer signal problem. Trains are moving again, but with extensive delays.
Metra To Offer Reverse-Commute Service To Lake CountyMetra will soon offer express train service for people who live in Chicago and reverse-commute to work in Lake County.
Person Struck By Train, Metra Electric Trains Face 'Extensive Delays'A pedestrian was struck by a Metra Electric train Friday morning in the Roseland neighborhood, leading to "extensive delays" for commuters.
Metra Approves $71M Contract To Replace Aging LocomotivesThe agency has 147 locomotives, about 70 percent of which are rated in poor or marginal condition.
Passenger Attacks Metra Employee During Monday Evening Rush HourPolice said a passenger attacked a Metra employee in Palos Park during the Monday evening rush hour.
Union Station Makeover Not Meeting Commuters' NeedsRepairs are underway at Metra's home base in Union Station, but commuters are struggling to see the benefits of another huge project that recently was completed.
Metra Employee Attacked By PassengerPalos Park police responded to a call for help when a passenger attacked a Metra employee Monday, police say.
Chicago Weather Forecast: Ice Storm Hits Area, Impacts Morning Commute; Metra Electric, South Shore SuspendedAn overnight ice storm has left thousands without power and is affecting the morning commute.
Metra Offering Free Rides This Weekend On All Service LinesMetra is offering free rides to passengers this weekend on all service lines as a way to "boost weekend ridership" and give passengers a "pat on the back for coping with last week's extreme cold," Metra said in a press release.
Freight Train Kills Pedestrian In Villa Park; Metra Union Pacific-West Line DelayedA person was struck and killed by a freight train early Monday morning in west suburban Villa Park, leading to significant delays on the Metra Union Pacific-West line.