Some commuters were ready for the closure of the east entrance to the Homewood train station on Monday, March 13, but some were caught off guard and found the doors to the Harwood Avenue headhouse blocked. Those riders had to drive or walk to the west side of the station[Read More…]
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2nd phase of Homewood train station renovation to start soon; tunnel to close March 13
Metra will be closing access to the tunnel on the east side of Homewood Station on March 13 as work begins on the rehabilitation of the entire station. Metra Electric Line and Amtrak riders at Homewood will need to park and board from the west side of the station throughout[Read More…]
Homewood train station tunnel closed on west side starting Thursday
Crews work to rebuild the Amtrak platform Wednesday, March 31. The construction project will close access to the pedestrian tunnel from the west side starting Thursday. (Eric Crump/H-F Chronicle) The west side entrance to the pedestrian tunnel at the Homewood train station will be closed starting Thursday, April 1, according[Read More…]
Officials mark the start of Homewood station renovation
Elected and railroad officials gather Monday to officially mark the beginning of a long-awaited major renovation to Homewood’s train station. (David P. Funk/H-F Chronicle) Local, state and federal officials gathered Monday to mark the start of the Homewood train station renovation. “The Homewood station is one of the central, premier[Read More…]
Metra train station redesign approved by Homewood Appearance Commission
An artist’s rendering shows the plans for renovating the tunnel commuters use to get to the boarding platforms at Homewood train station. (Provided image) Metra’s design for the renovation of the Homewood train station was approved by the Homewood Appearance Commission at its Aug. 6 meeting. The commission also approved[Read More…]
Prep work starts for Railroad Park move
Workers installed fencing around the Homewood Railroad Park to prepare the site for a new parking lot, part of the extensive renovation of the train station. (Eric Crump/H-F Chronicle) You’ve reached subscriber-only content Register for free to continue reading Free 3-day trial Already a subscriber? Log in here.
Funding announced for Homewood train station
Cook County Commissioner Donna Miller’s office announced on Monday infrastructure funding to improve Homewood train station. You’ve reached subscriber-only content Register for free to continue reading Free 3-day trial Already a subscriber? Log in here.
Homewood asks residents to email officials for train station funding
Homewood officials are asking residents for help to ensure funding for the village’s train station renovation, which they say is being challenged by Chicago. The village is asking residents to email a letter to CMAP officials urging them to keep the original funding methodology. Get a copy of the letter[Read More…]
Metra: New plan would address most Homewood train station problems
A plan to renovate and reshape the Homewood train station, unveiled at a public meeting Monday, was met with generally positive reviews from residents and village officials. You’ve reached subscriber-only content Register for free to continue reading Free 3-day trial Already a subscriber? Log in here.
Davis visits village hall, discusses state budget and local issues
State Rep. Will Davis, D-Homewood, visited Homewood village hall on Saturday to meet with constituents during Mayor Richard Hofeld’s weekly office hours.Tawny Smith, Davis’ staff person for the 30th District, said of the handful of constituents who met with the legislator, the first question from each was about the budget.Local[Read More…]