Metra Train That Caught Fire Was Due For RepairsA Metra train that burst into flames at Union Station Thursday was due for repairs but got passed over because of money, and there are more trains overdue for repairs.
Metra Union Pacific North Line Trains Delayed After Mechanical FailureMetra Union Pacific North line trains are running up to 90 minutes late Tuesday morning, after a mechanical problem with a train headed from Kenosha to downtown Chicago.
Extensive Delays For Metra BNSF Service After Amtrak Train Kills Person Near BerwynMetra BNSF service was halted for more than two hours Monday, after an Amtrak train hit and killed a person near Berwyn.
Metra Train Strikes Pedestrian In Downers Grove, BNSF Line DelayedService on Metra's BNSF Railway line was halted for nearly an hour, after a train struck a pedestrian in west suburban Downers Grove late Wednesday morning.
Mass Transit Will Ride With More Money For Extra Rail Cars, Maintenence"This is a substantial package and this will address a substantial portion of the maintenance needs that we have in this region."
Pedestrian Fatally Struck By UP North Line Metra Train Near Indian HillA pedestrian was fatally struck by UP North Line Metra train Wednesday evening, Metra officials confirm.
Body Of Teen Missing After Being Struck By Metra Train In Joliet FoundThe body of a second teenager who was struck by a Metra Rock Island train Wednesday night was found and positively identified Saturday, Metra said.
Search Suspended For Teen Missing After Being Struck By Metra Train In JolietAt least one teenager was killed by a Metra Rock Island train Wednesday night, and authorities are searching for a second teen who is missing and presumed dead in Joliet.
Metra Monthly Pass Holders To Get Unlimited Weekend Travel Outside ZonesMetra monthly pass holders will soon be able to travel across zones on weekends for no additional cost.
Metra To Offer Added Service For Memorial Day WeekendMetra will offer added service to most train lines for Memorial Day weekend.
Metra Heritage Corridor Trains Halted After Body Found On Tracks In BridgeportMetra has halted all inbound Heritage Corridor trains during the morning rush, after a body was spotted on the tracks in the Bridgeport neighborhood.
Congressman To Amtrak: Fix Union Station's Falling ConcreteA U.S. Congressman is calling on Amtrak to fix the falling concrete and failing infrastructure at Union Station after it delayed several Metra trains Wednesday morning.
Falling Concrete At Union Station Closes Three Metra TracksThree tracks at Union Station have been closed during the Wednesday morning rush, due to falling concrete.
"This Looks Like A Very Big Garbage Dump": Riders At Harvey's 147th Street Sibley Boulevard Metra Stop Fed Up With TrashBefore catching a train in Harvey, riders have to deal with walking past piles of garbage all over the ground.
Metra Offering Free Rides To Kids On Thursday For 'Take our Daughters and Sons to Work Day'Metra, the Chicago area's commuter rail agency, is making it cheaper for parents to take part in Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day.