Tag: Metra

Metra announces minor changes to electric line schedule

Metra will make several adjustments to the Metra Electric Line schedule on Nov. 5. The company said the changes are intended to better match train times with actual operating conditions and reduce congestion on the line. The new schedule affects six weekday trains and push arrival times of all weekend[Read More…]

Metra Electric’s new schedule takes effect Sept. 11

Starting Monday, Sept. 11, trains from Homewood and Flossmoor will be running on a new Metra Rail schedule.  Commuter rush hour schedules have only slight changes.  Those riding downtown mid-day Monday through Friday and are accustomed to getting trains from Flossmoor leaving at 10 minutes past the hour, will now[Read More…]

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[Read More…]

Metra discontinues cash-only ticket machines on Monday

Homewood and Flossmoor area rail riders will need to take a credit card or mobile device with them starting Monday, May 1. The cash-only ticket machines are being removed from Metra stops. Metra cites steady declines in ticket sales through cash-only vending machines as more customers choose credit cards and[Read More…]

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