Reach a Metra Spokesman

For members of the news media only, please call 312-322-6776 to reach a Metra spokesperson at all hours. If you are not a member of news media, please do not call this number.

For passenger service inquiries, please call 312-322-6777 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.  For travel information evenings and Saturdays, call the RTA Travel Information Center at 312-836-7000.

Below is a list of news releases related to Metra.

May 26th, 2023

Rock Island Line trains will operate to and from the New Lenox Station instead of Joliet on Saturday, June 3, due to a Canadian National… read more

May 25th, 2023

As the summer season gets underway, it’s the perfect time to plan a family outing, and Metra’s Family Fares make it even easier to climb… read more

May 19th, 2023

Metra is making adjustments to its schedules on the UP Northwest and UP West lines beginning Tuesday, May 30. The changes are being made to… read more

May 17th, 2023

As part of its commitment to customer safety and security, Metra will be installing new posters on its trains and in its stations to… read more

May 11th, 2023

Metra, Homewood, and other officials today broke ground on the $14.5 million renovation of the Homewood Station along the Metra Electric… read more

May 8th, 2023

BNSF Railway will begin work Friday, May 19 to replace the railroad crossing at Cass Avenue in Westmont. The work will close the road at… read more

May 4th, 2023

Milwaukee Avenue will remain closed at Kilbourn Avenue for the remainder of the year as part of Metra’s project to replace the bridge over… read more

May 2nd, 2023

Metra and its railroad and municipal partners are undertaking a comprehensive list of construction projects in 2023 to help ensure that… read more

April 24th, 2023

Metra announced today that it will recognize Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day on Thursday, April 27, by young people 18 and under… read more

April 19th, 2023

The Metra Board of Directors today approved a contract of up to $20 million to purchase video monitors that will be installed at every… read more