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Homewood station renovations are on Metra’s to-do list but not likely to be done soon

The celebration last week of completed renovations at the Flossmoor Metra station had commuters at the next two stops to the north revisiting an old question: "What about us?"

Homewood and Calumet stations both are in need of attention. Homewood, for instance, has numerous problems, from a dank, smelly tunnel to an erratic elevator.

Renovations at both stations are on Metra's radar, but the projects are not slated to begin in the immediate future.

Homewood Mayor Richard Hofeld said improving the station and tunnel are high on the village's priorities.

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