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.
Metra Union Pacific West Trains Moving Again, After Freight Train Kills Person Near LombardMetra has halted Union Pacific-West trains near Lombard, and riders were being urged to take another train route, after a person was hit by a freight train Thursday morning.
Union Pacific Admits Jumping The Gun, Misjudging Wind Before Halting Metra TrainsTrains on three busy Metra lines were halted for about 90 minutes Monday morning, out of fear of high winds from storms that swept through the area, but it appears to have been much ado about nothing.
Metra Service Modified, Some Trains Canceled Due To ColdMetra canceled dozens of trains Tuesday and combined several other inbound and outbound routes on BNSF and Union Pacific lines as historically cold temperatures continued to wreak havoc on the rail system.
Metra Service Resumes After Man Hit By Freight TrainAn eastbound freight train struck the man on the Union Pacific tracks in Wheaton.
Metra Hopes For Smooth Morning Rush After Switch ProblemsMetra is hoping for a normal rush hour, one day after a series of problems led to delays for most homebound commuters.
Metra Trains Resume With Delays On Union Pacific West LineMetra trains are running again on the Union Pacific West Line after a stalled freight train near Elmhurst cut off all rail travel Thursday morning.
Woman Struck And Killed By Metra Train In Glen EllynMetra Union Pacific West Line trains are delayed up to an hour and a half Monday afternoon after an outbound train struck and killed a woman in west suburban Glen Ellyn Monday afternoon.
Metra U.P. West Trains Delayed For 'Strange Object'Several Metra trains were running late Friday evening and some others were canceled after a strange object was found on a train stopped near west suburban Glen Ellyn.