'A State Of Disrepair', Metra To Get More Used Trains To Fix Current ProblemsMetra said it plans to add 42 more locomotives that are used to its fleet early next year. There could be a few new engines in the mix but the prospects and the pricing are still under review.
Best Train Trips In The USATrain trips may take longer, but they are more affordable than flying and they offer unique glimpses of America's vast countryside.
South Shore, Metra Lines To Operate During NATO SummitGood news for riders of the South Shore and Metra Electric lines: service will operate during the NATO Summit in May.
Amtrak Considers Rail Service To PeoriaAmtrak officials say they are exploring rail service to an area of the state that has traditionally felt left out of the transportation loop.