Two Metra commuter trains pass each other between Chicago Union Station and Roosevelt Road at Taylor Street. Both are powered by Metra’s unique EMD F40PHM-2s, built in 1991-1992, and were the rail... (more)
After a successful run from Des Plaines to Crystal Lake and back, the 2017 Metra/Union Pacific Operation North Pole Express deadheads back towards Crystal Lake along main two, stirring up a little... (more)
The colorful 2017 Operation North Pole train rolls through Arlington Park Metra Station on its way to Des Plains with a train load of kids enjoying the Christmas festivities on the train.
A Chicago-bound Metra commuter train begins its journey at Waukegan on a quiet Sunday morning.
You can buy tickets and wait for your Metra commuter train bound for Chicago, inside the Aurora Transportation Center and at Aurora, Illinois, as seen on November 10, 2017. The ATC is located in ... (more)
After hauling a load of commuters to Chicago Union Station, Metra F40PH-3 No. 100, specially-wrapped in RTA (Regional Transportation Authority) colors worn during Metra’s formative years, trundles... (more)
A outbound Metra departs Brookfield on Thanksgiving day.
Metra 100 in its RTA wrap departs 119th St in Blue Island.
Looking a bit out of place from its usual city environment, METX 168 shoves an inbound train to the city past the corn fields in La Fox.
After hauling trainloads of commuters to Chicago Union Station, a group of Metra bi-level trains lay over at the railroad’s coach yard along Canal Street (since CB&Q days, nicknamed the Zephyr Pit... (more)
Before sunrise early on the morning of November 9, 2017, a Metra commuter train headed for Chicago pauses at Highlands, just east of Hinsdale, Illinois. Powering today’s train is Metra F40PH-3 No.... (more)
Metra's first rebuilt F40PHM-3, the 194, leads a outbound express train past Fairview Ave. The Winnebagos look great in the new paint scheme.
Metra 162 leads outbound train 621 into Des Plaines.
METX 182 leads an outbound Metra train.