Metra SouthWest Service Moving Again After Truck Strikes Bridge Near WrightwoodTrain service on the Metra SouthWest Service Line is moving with extensive delays after a semi truck struck a bridge near Wrightwood Thursday morning, Metra said.
Metra BNSF and Southwest Service Trains Delayed During Rush Hour; Train Blocking All Tracks Out Of Rail Yard MovedMetra commuters taking the BNSF and Southwest Service trains should expect "extensive delays" Friday evening, according to Metra officials.
New Schedules On Several Metra Lines Start SundayNew schedules start Sunday on Metra’s SouthWest Service, Milwaukee North and Milwaukee West lines.
Woman Injured When Metra Train Hits SUV In HometownA woman suffered non-life-threatening injuries when her SUV was struck by a Metra train Wednesday morning in southwest suburban Hometown, near the Chicago border.
Panel Suggests Fixes For Growing Amtrak, Metra, And Freight Train DelaysHoward Learner, president of Chicago's Environmental Law and Policy Center, said the problems can best be described this way: If each airline at O'Hare International Airport had its own traffic controllers, the result would be chaos. Learner said that effectively is what the nation's major railroads are doing.
Freight Train Derailment Snarls Metra SouthWest Service TrainsService on Metra’s Southwest Service between downtown and southwest suburban Manhattan has been disrupted Thursday afternoon by the derailment of a freight train locomotive on the South Side.
Metra Cops To Park Cars, Board Trains This SummerMetra police said the move was an effort to raise officers’ visibility as the summer season brings more casual riders on the trains, along with regular daily commuters.
Motorcyclist Struck, Killed By Metra Train In Orland ParkA motorcyclist was struck and killed by a Metra train in Orland Park overnight.
Metra Apologizes For Monday's Union Station DelaysMetra is apologizing to riders a day after signal problems forced Union Station commuters to experience lengthy delays, crowded conditions and communication issues.
Metra Planning Minor Schedule Changes On 4 LinesMetra plans schedule adjustments it is characterizing as minor, but to make sure, it wants input from riders.