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  • Signal problems delay trains on 4 Metra lines

    Signal problems delay trains on 4 Metra lines
    Delays were reported on four Metra lines this morning because of computer problems at a control center in Nebraska that affected signals. Trains on the Union Pacific Northwest, West and North lines and the Milwaukee District North Line were affected,...
  • Slow zones continue to plague CTA Purple Line

    Slow zones continue to plague CTA Purple Line
    Perhaps it's time to take the "express" out of "Purple Line Express." The Purple Line, which runs express between the Howard and Belmont stops during rush hour, has nearly double the amount of slow zones compared to the same time last year, according to...
  • Person struck, killed by Metra train near Des Plaines station

    Person struck, killed by Metra train near Des Plaines station
    All trains were stopped on the Union Pacific Northwest Line this morning after a train bound for Chicago struck and killed a 54-year-old man near the Des Plaines station at about 7:30 a.m., officials said. The man, who was from Des Plaines, was struck by...
  • Chicago floods: Evacuations, sandbagging as river levels rise

    Chicago floods: Evacuations, sandbagging as river levels rise
    After wreaking havoc on the morning commute, closing schools and prompting scattered evacuations, the massive storm that dumped upwards of a half-foot of rain on parts of the Chicago area overnight is expected to continue throughout the day, with flooding...
  • Complaints about intermodal facility are unfounded

    Complaints about intermodal facility are unfounded
    I always find it amusing how people that buy into less desirable neighborhoods are quick to complain when the thing that made their home less wanted — and cheaper — gets even worse ("Study finds planned CSX transfer station could have negative...
  • Strong stench remains after Hays train accident

    Strong stench remains after Hays train accident
    A train derailment caused 1,500 tons of smelly, decaying chicken meal to be spilled in Hays last month, and Union Pacific contractors have been trying to get rid of it ever since. Chicken meal is an ingredient used in cat food. Since the spill, residents...
  • Metra trains delayed on Union Pacific Northwest line

    Metra trains delayed on Union Pacific Northwest line
    Metra is reporting delays this morning on the Union Pacific Northwest Line because of manpower problems. Train 602 was delayed about 16 minutes and Train 606, scheduled to arrive in Chicago at 7:02, was running about 40 minutes late, according to Metra'...
  • New signage hopes to make transit connections easier

    New signage hopes to make transit connections easier
    New blue signs and expanded “wayfinding maps’’ are popping up around Chicago and in two transit-rich suburbs, pointing commuters and would-be riders to CTA and Metra rail stations and CTA and Pace bus stops.   Some of the new information...
  • Signal problems delay Metra Union Pacific lines

    Signal problems delay Metra Union Pacific lines
    Trains on Metra's Union Pacific lines ware being delayed by as much as an hour late this afternoon because of computer signal problems. Commuters on all three Union Pacific lines--West, North and Northwest--should expect delays of at least a half-hour...
  • Rail travel in 2013: A waiting year

    Rail travel in 2013: A waiting year
    Overall, 2013 is shaping up as a "more of the same" year, with only modest technical improvements and just the usual sales and promotions. Rail systems in many parts of the world are working on improvements, but you won't see any big projects completed...
  • Souvenirs from Century of Progress fair still highly collectible

    Q: Any info on my gas coin? It's marked "Johnson Gasolene" and "Century of Progress, Chicago, IL." A: What the reader calls a "gas coin" is actually a souvenir from the 1933-34 World's Fair in Chicago. First, we need to address what looks like a...