Metra Metra provides service to and from downtown Chicago with 242 stations over 11 routes totaling nearly

Metra is one of the largest and most complex commuter rail systems in North America, serving Cook, DuPage, Will, Lake, Kane and McHenry counties in Northeastern Illinois. The agency provides service to and from downtown Chicago with 242 stations over 11 routes totaling nearly 500 route miles and approximately 1,200 miles of track.

REMINDER about Labor Day weekend service information:📅 Sunday/holiday schedule on all lines Monday, Sept. 4. No service ...
09/01/2023

REMINDER about Labor Day weekend service information:

📅 Sunday/holiday schedule on all lines Monday, Sept. 4. No service on Heritage Corridor, Southwest Service, and North Central Service.
🚫 No alcohol all day Saturday-Monday, Sept 2-4.
➕ Added trains on BNSF and UP-NW Lines on Sunday, Sept 3 for Bike the Drive. https://bit.ly/45AIl7F
🎫 $7 Sat/Sun Day Pass available for travel on Monday, Sept 4.

09/01/2023

Take Metra to the Chicago Football Classic at Soldier Field tomorrow, 9/2, to catch Central State take on Mississippi Valley State University. Hop on the ME Line to 18th St. Station and get dropped minutes from the field!

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09/01/2023

The film-like feel of this by is 😙👌. Thank you for sending! If you're Interested in seeing your beautiful Metra photos shared, email them to us at [email protected] for a chance to be featured.

08/31/2023

🎶 Heading to Ravinia to soak up the last days of summer? Metra drops you right outside the park. Plus, with your Ravinia ticket, you can ride to and from the show for FREE!

08/30/2023

Look ahead to Labor Day weekend!

📅 Sunday/holiday schedule on all lines Monday, Sept. 4. No service on Heritage Corridor, Southwest Service, and North Central Service.
🚫 No alcohol after 7p Aug 31-Sept 1, and all day Sat-Mon, Sept 2-4.
➕ Added trains on BNSF and UP-NW Lines on Sunday, Sept 3 for Bike the Drive. https://bit.ly/45AIl7F
🎫 $7 Sat/Sun Pass available for travel on Monday, Sept 4.

Publication Date Wednesday, August 30, 2023 Body Bike the Drive is an end-of-summer tradition enjoyed by thousands of Chicago area residents. Metra is making getting there even easier and more environmentally friendly by adding extra service and bike cars to two of its lines. Between 6:30 a.m. and 1...

08/30/2023

🧑‍🍳 Aaand we're back with part 2 of our Evanston Dine By Your Line! Have suggestions for where we should visit next? Drop them in the comments below! Restaurants visited: Moge Tee USA and Dave's Italian Kitchen.

Commute like a pro by purchasing your September Super Saver Pass and adding on a $30 Regional Pass. Regional Pass holder...
08/29/2023

Commute like a pro by purchasing your September Super Saver Pass and adding on a $30 Regional Pass. Regional Pass holders have access to unlimited rides on Metra, CTA, and Pace all month long. More details here: https://metra.com/regional-connect-pass

Metra anticipates operating a normal schedule on the Rock Island Line tomorrow, Aug 29. Trains may experience up to 15mi...
08/29/2023

Metra anticipates operating a normal schedule on the Rock Island Line tomorrow, Aug 29. Trains may experience up to 15min delays due to the earlier derailment. Please listen to platform announcements and visit https://t.co/q3J2cQ6DW9 for schedule information.

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08/28/2023

Did you know Metra Monthly Pass holders can get unlimited rides on CTA and Pace for only $30?! Save big at every stop with The Regional Connect Pass - available via the Ventra app or any Metra ticket agent.

Don't forget to add the Regional Connect Pass! The Regional Connect Pass is available as an add on to your monthly Super...
08/27/2023

Don't forget to add the Regional Connect Pass! The Regional Connect Pass is available as an add on to your monthly Super Saver Pass. A winning combination that grants monthly access to unlimited rides on Metra, CTA, and Pace. For more information visit: https://metra.com/regional-connect-pass

08/26/2023

Pack up the picnic basket and dust off your dancing shoes because Ravinia is still in full swing. Metra UP-N riders can get to and from Ravinia for free when showing their Ravinia ticket to their conductor. Visit: https://metra.com/newsroom/ride-metra-free-ravinia-summer-0 for more information.

08/26/2023

🚨 Milwaukee North Riders: Metra will provide busing for the last outbound train Friday night, Aug. 25 and first inbound train on Saturday, Aug. 26, due to construction work between Lake Forest and Libertyville. Read more:

Publication Date Tuesday, August 22, 2023 Body Metra will provide busing for the last outbound train Friday night, Aug. 25 and first inbound train on Saturday, Aug. 26, due to construction work between Lake Forest and Libertyville. On Friday, outbound Train 2157, which departs Chicago at 11 p.m., wi...

08/25/2023

🚨 REMINDER: the BNSF Line will operate on a Sunday/holiday schedule all weekend, August 26-27. Additionally, BNSF will not stop at the Westmont Station due to scheduled track work at the station and the adjacent Cass Avenue crossing.

Publication Date Monday, August 21, 2023 Body BNSF will not stop at the Westmont Station on Saturday, Aug. 26 or Sunday, Aug. 27 due to scheduled track work at the station and the adjacent Cass Avenue crossing. Additionally, BNSF trains will operate on a Sunday schedule throughout the weekend to red...

We asked you for Metra models and  delivered! Truly impressive! All of these   models are built by hand using raw materi...
08/25/2023

We asked you for Metra models and delivered! Truly impressive! All of these models are built by hand using raw materials. Great craftsmanship, Chris! Thank you for sharing your passion. Share your own Metra photos with us at [email protected] for a chance to be featured!

08/25/2023

🍿 Grab your popcorn and soak up the last days of summer at the Millennium Park Summer Film Series. Metra is here to help you skip the stress of traffic and parking so you can drive less and do more.

08/24/2023

🌞 It's already a warm one out there today. As the temps rise to 95 degrees and above, speed restrictions will go into effect for the safety of our riders and employees. Please allow extra travel time.

🚨 REMINDER: BNSF Line will operate on a Sunday/holiday schedule all weekend, August 26-27. Additionally, BNSF will not s...
08/23/2023

🚨 REMINDER: BNSF Line will operate on a Sunday/holiday schedule all weekend, August 26-27. Additionally, BNSF will not stop at the Westmont Station due to scheduled track work at the station and the adjacent Cass Avenue crossing. https://bit.ly/47AzmVD

Publication Date Monday, August 21, 2023 Body BNSF will not stop at the Westmont Station on Saturday, Aug. 26 or Sunday, Aug. 27 due to scheduled track work at the station and the adjacent Cass Avenue crossing. Additionally, BNSF trains will operate on a Sunday schedule throughout the weekend to red...

Safety first, especially on days like today with extreme temperatures. When the temperatures hit 95 degrees, Metra engin...
08/23/2023

Safety first, especially on days like today with extreme temperatures. When the temperatures hit 95 degrees, Metra engineering crews conduct more frequent inspections to keep our riders safe.

08/23/2023

As the temps rise today, speed restrictions are going into effect across the system to keep our riders and our employees safe. Please allow extra travel time. 🌞

08/23/2023

🍽️ 🚆 We're back with another Dine By Your Line! Hop on Metra's UP-North Line to experience some of best restaurants and activities Evanston has to offer. Restaurants featured: Hewn and Bluestone

08/22/2023

Discover a world of convenience when you add the Regional Connect Pass to your Monthly Super Saver Pass! With the Regional Connect Pass you can unlock unlimited monthly rides on Metra, CTA, and Pace. For more information visit: https://metra.com/regional-connect-pass

Metra will provide busing for the last outbound train Friday night, Aug. 25 and first inbound train on Saturday, Aug. 26...
08/22/2023

Metra will provide busing for the last outbound train Friday night, Aug. 25 and first inbound train on Saturday, Aug. 26, due to construction work between Lake Forest and Libertyville. Read more: https://bit.ly/44lZyjU

Rails, Trails, and Ales is back! Metra will be offering special service on the Heritage Corridor Line on six Saturdays t...
08/21/2023

Rails, Trails, and Ales is back! Metra will be offering special service on the Heritage Corridor Line on six Saturdays this fall, giving Chicago area residents opportunities to explore the bike and running paths, festivals, craft breweries, restaurants, and vibrant communities along the historic route. Read more: https://bit.ly/3KTHYwD

BNSF will not stop at the Westmont Station on Saturday, Aug. 26 or Sunday, Aug. 27 due to scheduled track work at the st...
08/21/2023

BNSF will not stop at the Westmont Station on Saturday, Aug. 26 or Sunday, Aug. 27 due to scheduled track work at the station and the adjacent Cass Avenue crossing. Additionally, BNSF trains will operate on a Sunday schedule throughout the weekend to reduce traffic through the work zone. Read more: https://bit.ly/47AzmVD

Metra is proud to serve the future leaders of tomorrow, today. Don't forget, today kids K-12 ride Metra, CTA, and Pace, ...
08/21/2023

Metra is proud to serve the future leaders of tomorrow, today. Don't forget, today kids K-12 ride Metra, CTA, and Pace, for free! Are you riding with us for your first day of school? Tag us to be shared in our story.

Add a $30 Regional Connect Pass to your Monthly Super Saver for seamless travel on Metra, CTA, and Pace. Don't miss out,...
08/20/2023

Add a $30 Regional Connect Pass to your Monthly Super Saver for seamless travel on Metra, CTA, and Pace. Don't miss out, get yours today and unlock unlimited trips. Visit: https://metra.com/regional-connect-pass for more details.

Big shoutout to all the amazing winners of the 2023 Safety Poster and essay contest! We were thrilled to have you at Met...
08/19/2023

Big shoutout to all the amazing winners of the 2023 Safety Poster and essay contest! We were thrilled to have you at Metra's headquarters and present you with your well-deserved plaques. Thank you for helping keep our community safe. Keep up the fantastic work!

From left to right: Abigail - 5th Grade, James - 9th Grade, Minseo - 6th Grade, Callie - 3rd Grade, Zachary-4th Grade, Niyati - 11th Grade, (rear); Aadyash - 2nd Grade, Kerim - 4th Grade, Rajat - Kindergarten.

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08/18/2023

Loving these beautiful aerial shots by . Thanks for the submission. Swipe left to see the season change over the Fox River. 🌳➡️🍁 Get your photos featured by emailing them to [email protected].

Celebrate the first day of school with free rides on us! On August 21, Metra, Pace, and CTA are pleased to offer free ri...
08/18/2023

Celebrate the first day of school with free rides on us! On August 21, Metra, Pace, and CTA are pleased to offer free rides for kids in grades K-12. For more information visit: https://bit.ly/3sclnVN

Don't miss out on the Chicago Air and Water show August 19-20! Metra will be providing additional service on BNSF, Union...
08/17/2023

Don't miss out on the Chicago Air and Water show August 19-20! Metra will be providing additional service on BNSF, Union Pacific North, Union Pacific Northwest, and Union Pacific West.

Scoop up a $10 weekend pass for unlimited rides on both days. More information about additional service here: https://metra.com/newsroom/metra-add-service-air-and-water-show

08/17/2023

It’s time to head back to school and Metra is here to get you there for FREE! On August 21st, from 5:30am-8pm, K-12 students and accompanying adults can enjoy free rides on Metra, Chicago Transit Authority, and Pace Suburban Bus.

⛳ It's tee time! Take the Metra Electric Line to the BMW Championship this weekend and get dropped off right across from...
08/16/2023

⛳ It's tee time! Take the Metra Electric Line to the BMW Championship this weekend and get dropped off right across from the course. Plus, Metra's $10 Weekend Pass gives you unlimited rides on both Saturday and Sunday so you can catch all the action.

Elementary and high school students from across the region will be able to ride Metra and Pace for free on Monday, Augus...
08/16/2023

Elementary and high school students from across the region will be able to ride Metra and Pace for free on Monday, August 21, the first day of school for Chicago Public Schools and many suburban schools. Read more: https://bit.ly/3sclnVN

Metra will provide extra service on the BNSF, Union Pacific North, Union Pacific Northwest and Union Pacific West lines ...
08/15/2023

Metra will provide extra service on the BNSF, Union Pacific North, Union Pacific Northwest and Union Pacific West lines for area residents traveling downtown Aug. 19-20 for the annual Chicago Air and Water Show. Read more: https://bit.ly/3qvUjAg

08/15/2023

Northside or Southside - we've got you covered ⚾🔥

Attending the BMW Championship this weekend? Hop on Metra Electric and get dropped off right across from the course. Fin...
08/14/2023

Attending the BMW Championship this weekend? Hop on Metra Electric and get dropped off right across from the course. Find your train schedule here: https://bit.ly/3yVKIkA

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Metra is one of the largest and most complex commuter rail systems in North America, serving Cook, DuPage, Will, Lake, Kane and McHenry counties in Northeastern Illinois. The agency provides service to and from downtown Chicago with 242 stations over 11 routes totaling nearly 500 route miles and approximately 1,200 miles of track. Metra operates nearly 700 weekday trains, providing about 290,000 passenger trips each weekday.


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Stay alert around railroad tracks and trains. Follow these tips https://oli.org/safety-near-trains
Always stay away from the platform edge.
Bon Appetit! Chicago Gourmet will be happening at various locations across the city this weekend, Sept. 22-25. You can count on Metra to get you to all of the several events happening for the festival of culinary indulgence. Metra's $10 Weekend Pass (available on the Ventra app only) will get you unlimited rides on both Saturday and Sunday!
The 25th Annual HOKA Chicago Half Marathon and 5K are happening at Chicago’s Jackson Park this Sunday, Sept. 25, and Metra can help you get there and back with extra service on the Metra Electric Line. Read more: https://bit.ly/3DERsJq
Because of their size and weight, trains can’t stop quickly. Use caution at all railroad crossings - wait to cross, always look both ways before crossing and follow the signs and signals.

Did you see us? Metra employees were at Chicago Union Station this morning spreading the word about with our riders! While we are reinforcing our rail safety messages this week, we hope everyone will make safety near train tracks a priority all year long. 🛤️
what to do if your car stalls or gets stuck on the tracks?
1️⃣ Get out of your car.
2️⃣ Locate the Blue and White emergency notification sign.
3️⃣ Call the number provided for help.

Today, law enforcement agencies across the U.S. and Canada are sharing our messages for .
Metra makes your group outings easy and affordable! Prearranged groups of 25 passengers or more can save up to 50% off the cost of regular One-Way fares. Group rates are available on weekdays between 9 am and 3 pm and after 7 pm, and anytime Saturday, Sunday, and nationally recognized holidays. Group requests approvals will be made on a first-come, first-served basis.
Union Pacific Railroad will start a major tie project tomorrow, Sept. 20, along a 45-mile stretch between Kenosha & Chicago. Union Pacific North Line riders may experience minor delays in the evening and some late-night train schedules may be adjusted as the work moves closer to Chicago: https://bit.ly/3qB4jEK
It’s ! DYK that every 3 hours in the U.S., a person or vehicle is hit by a train? Help – always be cautious when approaching railroad crossings. Operation Lifesaver Inc.
Metra is joining an international effort to raise awareness about the importance of safe behavior near railroad tracks, as the United States, Canada and Mexico observe Rail Safety Week in North America, Sept. 19-23.
A representative of the past, SOO Line 1003, encounters an outbound Metra at the Fox Lake station. 📸 : Mark Llanuza
Whether you're a regular commuter or a weekend warrior, there's the perfect Metra ticket for you! Find out about all our ticketing options at metra.com/fares.
We hope all of our riders will join us in honoring the contributions of our Hispanic community members this , Sept. 15 through Oct. 15!
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