Tag: Metra schedule changes

Metra makes changes to Electric Line schedule effective May 23

Metra will introduce a new Metra Electric Line schedule on May 23 that adds some express service and makes a variety of other modifications to reflect actual operating conditions and to accommodate rehabilitation work on the 147th St./Sibley Station.The changes include: A new inbound Train 710 will depart from University[Read More…]

Schedule changes on Metra Electric to start Jan. 11

Metra will be making changes to the weekday schedules on the Metra Electric line beginning Monday, Jan. 11. The updated schedules are intended to improve travel options and train operations across the Metra system. The schedule changes on the Metra Electric Line will resolve operational issues created by the implementation of Positive[Read More…]

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Final new Metra Electric schedule released, officials say Flossmoor input heeded

Metra released the new train schedule with adjustments required by the new Positive Train Control safety system. Officials said they took into account suggestions from Flossmoor and other suburban commuters as best they could. You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle digital subscribers. Receive a 3-day free trial[Read More…]

Metra running modified schedule Wednesday due to cold

Due to the extreme cold weather forecast for the Chicago region this week, Metra will operate a modified schedule on Wednesday, Jan. 30. Modified schedules for each Metra line can be found here. The schedules are designed to provide adequate service for the predicted ridership. The schedules will also reduce the use of[Read More…]

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[Read More…]

Summer events

Saturday, June 25

  • Homewood Farmers Market, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Martin Square.
  • Amtrak station rehabilitation ribbon cutting, 8:30 a.m. at the station.

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