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  • Switch replacement may cause 'minor' delays at Union Station, Metra says

    Switch replacement may cause 'minor' delays at Union Station, Metra says
    More delays due to switch problems — the bane of many Metra commuters — may be in the offing this summer because of a major rehab project, officials said Monday.
  • Metra, Waukegan invest in lakefront rail station upgrades

    Metra, Waukegan invest in lakefront rail station upgrades
    Crumbling tile and water-damaged ceilings at Waukegan's Union Pacific North Metra station will be treated to a $530,000 renovation project this summer that will also address handicap accessibility in a facility that predates the Americans With...

    Uptown Park Ridge train station to get a 'Sweet' addition

    Uptown Park Ridge train station to get a 'Sweet' addition
    Morning commuters will again be able to buy baked goods and a cup of coffee without having to leave the Uptown Park Ridge train platform. B's Sweet Bites is slated to occupy the vacant snack shop space inside the Metra train station at 100 S. Summit...

    Congress tries to run a railroad. Bad idea.

    Congress tries to run a railroad. Bad idea.
    Ever since the deadly derailment of Amtrak's Northeast Regional Train 188 in Philadelphia, some members of Congress have demanded to know why the nation's railroads haven't finished installing the high-tech equipment that might have prevented the crash....

    Oswego officials to make renewed push for Metra station

    Oswego officials to make renewed push for Metra station
    Oswego Village President Gail Johnson intends to renew talks to bring a Metra commuter station to the village. "Somehow, we have just fallen off the radar," Johnson said. Village Board members this week set aside time in a workshop session to...