The Chicago Region Environmental and Transportation Efficiency (CREATE) Program partners received a $19.1 million federal grant for construction of the Archer Avenue Grade Separation at the Belt Railway of Chicago (BRC) rail tracks.
U.S. Rep. Lauren Underwood (D-Ill.) has requested $4,000,000 to continue the work of Metra’s move from an in-town yard in Crystal Lake to a larger facility in Woodstock.
In the future, grain will move more smoothly through Chicago.
The Metra Board of Directors today approved the purchase of up to 500 state-of-the-art railcars from Alstom Transportation Inc., opting for new multilevel cars that will be more comfortable, accessible, reliable and
Metra and Canadian Pacific, along with the CREATE partners, are pleased to announce the completion of the Canadian Pacific Crossover Upgrades project (B1). This project eliminates commuter and freight train delays by
Government and Metra officials gathered yesterday to celebrate the expansion of its 47th/49th Street facilities, which serve as the mechanical shops where passenger cars and locomotives are rehabilitated for restoration to service.
As the world continues to reel from the impact of the coronavirus, commuter rail operations have hit the skids. Earlier this week, RT&S reported on the troubles at MBTA in Boston, which
Metra announced yesterday that it would not charge medical professionals, and other medical personnel, to ride their trains at least through April 7th. All the rider needs to do is show an
CBS Chicago 2 reports that an industrial accident on Saturday night killed an Amtrak mechanical worker at the company’s yard on 1600 S. Lumber St.
The name “Quad Cities” refers to five U.S. cities, three in Illinois and two in Iowa located along the Mississippi River. The Illinois cities are Moline, Rock Island, and East Moline, and