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  • The best and worst of Metra's on-time performance

    The best and worst of Metra's on-time performance
    Commuters who took Metra's Electric District Line trains to and from the south suburbs averaged only about one late train a month in 2014, while BNSF Line riders in the west suburbs experienced more than one late train a week.
  • BNSF morning commute fouled up after train breaks down in Naperville

    BNSF morning commute fouled up after train breaks down in Naperville
    Many Metra trains on the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Line were either canceled or delayed Monday morning after mechanical problems with an early train at the Naperville station fouled up traffic on the busy west suburban commuter line. Train No. 1212,...

    Mayor wants Metra station in Montgomery

    Mayor wants Metra station in Montgomery
    Mayor Matt Brolley wants a Metra commuter train station in Montgomery. Brolley told the audience at his State of the Village address Tuesday that a commuter station is a crucial asset to the future development of the downtown area. Michael Gillis, a...

    Metra BNSF line's on-time score lags

    Metra BNSF line's on-time score lags
    Despite January's cold and snow, Metra says it barely missed its goal for on-time performance. But that number obscures a dismal effort on its busiest line, the BNSF. That line, which is operated for Metra on contract by the BNSF Railway Co., was on...

    2 trains canceled on Metra's BNSF line because of mechanical problems

    2 trains canceled on Metra's BNSF line because of mechanical problems
    Two trains on Metra’s Burlington Northern Santa Fe line were canceled Friday morning because of mechanical problems. Train 1209, scheduled to depart Chicago at 6:45 a.m. and arrive in Westmont at 7:10 a.m., was canceled and Train 1215 accommodated...