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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.
  • 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...

    Mechanical problems, crush of fans delay Metra trains

    Mechanical problems, crush of fans delay Metra trains
    The first Metra trains to roll out Thursday morning were filled with raucous Blackhawks fans, squeezed next to the usually quiet commuters, with delays running nearly up to an hour or longer because of the crush of passengers and some mechanical problems....

    Railroad Daze gives locals a first-hand look at locomotives

    Railroad Daze gives locals a first-hand look at locomotives
    Franklin Park residents were all aboard the village's 20th annual Railroad Daze. "I love the trains and walking in them," said Tina Harle. She drove over from Oak Park with her family and said her 2-year-old daughter wanted to come to check out the...

    Mechanical problem, fire on Metra train halt morning service on BNSF

    Mechanical problem, fire on Metra train halt morning service on BNSF
    Metra's Burlington Northern Santa Fe line experienced delays of more than an hour and a half Monday morning after a mechanical problem and fire on a locomotive halted all commuter service on the line temporarily, officials say. Inbound Train 1232,...