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Metra meeting offers explanation on possible schedule changes

Officials from Metra offered feedback Tuesday on proposed changes to the Electric Line schedule during a public forum at Flossmoor Village Hall.In May, Metra announced proposed service changes “to better reflect ridership demands and anticipated development in Chicago’s Hyde Park neighborhood.” The Electric Line runs between University Park and the Van Buren Street station in Chicago, through the stations in both Homewood and Flossmoor. Saturday trains would run a similar schedule to the current one, said Metra spokesman Michael Gillis. Revisions would cut Saturday service from 23 trains to 20 trains, eliminating several early morning trains but . . .

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  • Nanny Nikki holiday music program at Flossmoor Public Library, 1000 Sterling Ave., at 11 a.m.
  • Miracle on Martin in downtown Homewood, 3 to 6 p.m.



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