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  • Glencoe Metra station under repair until September

    Glencoe Metra station under repair until September
    The Metra train station in downtown Glencoe will be under repair for the next two months as the commuter rail service looks to replace some aging bricks and walls.
  • Village Board will fund grant work after state pulls the plug

    Village Board will fund grant work after state pulls the plug
    The Clarendon Hills Village Board has agreed to pay the remaining $13,200 of a bill for costs of an engineering plan for the Metra station, after the village's state grant for that purpose was suspended. Village officials recently got word that...

    Illinois Democrats urge extension on train safety system deadline

    Illinois Democrats urge extension on train safety system deadline
    Chicago-area members of Congress on Monday raised the possibility — albeit remote — of a shutdown of the nation's rail system, including Metra commuter service, if lawmakers fail to extend a year-end deadline for railroads to install an...

    Kendall leaders push for Metra service for county

    Kendall leaders push for Metra service for county
    When Gail Johnson, Oswego village president, recently called for support for the extension of Metra train service into Kendall County, she struck a nerve. People in Oswego, Montgomery, Yorkville and Plano have long supported the idea. But they agreed...

    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...