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Monday, August 2, 2021 • 10:54am
Metra Alert UP-N - Inbound and outbound trains may be operating up to 20 minutes behind schedule, track construction
Inbound and outbound trains may be operating up to 20 minutes behind schedule due to track construction. Please visit metra.com or listen to platform announcements for current delay information.
Monday, August 2, 2021 • 11:16am
Metra Alert UP-N - Train #329 sched. to depart Chicago at 12:00 PM, will not operate due to track construction. Train #331, will be the next train making additional stops to Winnetka.
Train #329 scheduled to depart Ogilvie Transportation Center at 12:00 PM, will not operate due to track construction. Train #331, scheduled to depart Chicago at 12:30 p.m., will be the next train making additional stops to Winnetka.
Monday, August 2, 2021 • 11:18am
Metra Alert UP-N - Train #340 scheduled to depart Winnetka at 1:09 PM, will not operate due to track construction. Train #342, will be making additional stops to accommodate passengers to Chicago.
Train #340 scheduled to depart Winnetka at 1:09 PM, will not operate due to track construction. Train #342, scheduled to depart Waukegan at 1:04 p.m., will be making additional stops to accommodate passengers to Chicago.
Monday, August 2, 2021 • 11:52am
Metra Alert - Attention Ravenswood Customers, the next inbound train #334 will board from platform #1, south of Lawrence
Attention Ravenswood Customers, the next inbound train #334 will board from platform #1, south of Lawrence.
Monday, August 2, 2021 • 11:52am
Metra Alert - Attention Ravenswood Customers, the next inbound train #336 will board from platform #1, south of Lawrence
Attention Ravenswood Customers, the next inbound train #336 will board from platform #1, south of Lawrence.
Monday, August 2, 2021 • 11:55am
Metra Alert MD-N - Inbound Train #2132 sched. to arrive Chicago at 12:32 PM - may be 8 minutes delayed.
Train #2132, scheduled to arrive Chicago at 12:32 PM, may be operating 8 minutes behind schedule due to track construction.
Wednesday, July 21, 2021 • 1:00pm
Metra Alert MD-N - Beginning, Wednesday, July 21 through September, Some Trains at Chicago Union Station Will Board From Different Tracks.

Beginning Wednesday, July 21 and continuing through mid September, some trains at Chicago Union Station may arrive and depart from different tracks. These changes may be necessary to accommodate an Amtrak rail replacement project. Please contact Metra station personnel if you need assistance and check gateboards before boarding your train. 

Wednesday, July 21, 2021 • 1:03pm
Metra Alert NCS - Beginning, Wednesday, July 21 through September, Some Trains at Chicago Union Station Will Board From Different Tracks.

Beginning Wednesday, July 21 and continuing through mid September, some trains at Chicago Union Station may arrive and depart from different tracks. These changes may be necessary to accommodate an Amtrak rail replacement project. Please contact Metra station personnel if you need assistance and check gateboards before boarding your train. 

Monday, May 3, 2021 • 12:58pm
Metra Alert - Barrington platform renewal will begin on May 10, 2021
Barrington platform renewal will begin on May 10, 2021. The work will be completed in phases. Customers should follow the posted, temporary construction signs showing how to access the in-service platforms during this work. Customers should arrive early to find their boarding platform safely.
Monday, May 3, 2021 • 12:47pm
Metra Alert - Jefferson Park platform renewal will begin on May 10, 2021. Jefferson Park station will not be ADA accessible for 8 weeks, ADA Customers should use Norwood Park or Irving Park. (UPDATE)
Jefferson Park platform renewal will begin on May 10, 2021. The work will be completed in phases. Customers should follow the posted, temporary construction signs showing how to access the in-service platforms during this work. Jefferson Park station will not be ADA accessible for 8 weeks beginning May 10. ADA customers should use Norwood Park or Irving Park during this time. ADA customers can also take CTA bus #68-Northwest Highway located at the Jefferson Park station which makes stops at Norwood Park station, Edison Park station, and Park Ridge station. REVISION #2
Thursday, May 13, 2021 • 9:03am
Metra Alert - The Grand/Cicero North elevator temporarily out of service
The Grand/Cicero North elevator is temporarily out of service. Recommended alternative accessible locations are Hanson Park and Western Ave. Metra will provide updated information once service has been restored.
Wednesday, July 21, 2021 • 1:17pm
Metra Alert MD-W - Beginning, Wednesday, July 21 through September, Some Trains at Chicago Union Station Will Board From Different Tracks.

Beginning Wednesday, July 21 and continuing through mid September, some trains at Chicago Union Station may arrive and depart from different tracks. These changes may be necessary to accommodate an Amtrak rail replacement project. Please contact Metra station personnel if you need assistance and check gateboards before boarding your train. 

Monday, August 2, 2021 • 9:10am
Metra Alert - The La Fox parking lot will be partially closed August 5 and 6 for repairs. There will be available parking while this necessary work is being performed
The La Fox parking lot will be partially closed August 5 and 6 for repairs. There will be available parking while this necessary work is being performed. Please allow yourself additional time to reach your boarding platform safely.
Wednesday, July 21, 2021 • 1:15pm
Metra Alert BNSF - Beginning, Wednesday, July 21 through September, Some Trains at Chicago Union Station Will Board From Different Tracks.

Beginning Wednesday, July 21 and continuing through mid September, some trains at Chicago Union Station may arrive and depart from different tracks. These changes may be necessary to accommodate an Amtrak rail replacement project. Please contact Metra station personnel if you need assistance and check gateboards before boarding your train. 

Wednesday, July 21, 2021 • 1:12pm
Metra Alert SWS - Beginning, Wednesday, July 21 through September, Some Trains at Chicago Union Station Will Board From Different Tracks.

Beginning Wednesday, July 21 and continuing through mid September, some trains at Chicago Union Station may arrive and depart from different tracks. These changes may be necessary to accommodate an Amtrak rail replacement project. Please contact Metra station personnel if you need assistance and check gateboards before boarding your train. 

Wednesday, July 21, 2021 • 1:05pm
Metra Alert HC - Beginning, Wednesday, July 21 through September, Some Trains at Chicago Union Station Will Board From Different Tracks.

Beginning Wednesday, July 21 and continuing through mid September, some trains at Chicago Union Station may arrive and depart from different tracks. These changes may be necessary to accommodate an Amtrak rail replacement project. Please contact Metra station personnel if you need assistance and check gateboards before boarding your train. 

Monday, August 2, 2021 • 9:36am
Metra Alert RI - Outbound Train #607 departing Chicago at 9:25 AM - may be 156 minutes delayed.
Train #607, scheduled to depart Chicago at 9:25 AM, may be operating 156 minutes behind schedule.
Friday, July 30, 2021 • 6:01pm
Metra Alert RI - Homewood Station will be ADA inaccessible on Monday, August 2nd - Harwood Ave Road Closure from 183rd to Dixie Highway.

The village of Homewood will be closing Harwood Ave from 183rd north to Dixie Highway, along with Ridge Road from Dixie Highway to  Harwood Ave. Both closures will be taking place on Monday, August 2nd from 6 AM to 9 PM. During this time Homewood Station will be ADA inaccessible.  Updates will be provided once the Homewood Station is ADA accessible.  The Park Avenue, entrance will remain open to commuters. 

Friday, January 1, 2021 • 5:39am
Metra Alert - The VanBuren St - Michigan Ave elevator temporarily out of service
The VanBuren St - Michigan Ave elevator is temporarily out of service. Recommended alternative accessible locations are Millennium station and 11th street. Metra will provide updated information once service has been restored.
Monday, August 2, 2021 • 8:12am
Metra Alert ME - Homewood Station will be ADA inaccessible today (Monday, August 2nd) due to Harwood Avenue Road closure. ADA Customers should use Flossmoor or Calumet as an alternate boarding station today.
Homewood Station will be ADA inaccessible today (Monday, August 2nd) due to Harwood Avenue Road closure. ADA Customers should use Flossmoor or Calumet as an alternate boarding station today. Metra regrets this inconvenience.
Monday, August 2, 2021 • 6:00am
Metra Alert ME - Beginning Monday, August 2 through August 31, South Water Station Construction.

On Monday, August 2, access to Lower Wacker South Water Entrance West door will be closed for one day from 10a-noon, and the East door will be closed for approximately four weeks, due to Lower Wacker Street construction.  Customers choosing to exit from South Water can either utilize the elevator or stairs up to the Michigan plaza and exit at street level. 

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