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.

March 17th, 2023

Chicago’s three regional transit agencies—the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Metra, and Pace Suburban Bus— invite riders and the general… read more

March 16th, 2023

CHICAGO (March 16, 2023) – Metra is revising its schedule on the UP Northwest Line (UP-NW) beginning Monday, April 3. The updated schedule… read more

March 2nd, 2023

Let Metra be your ride to this year’s Chicago St. Patrick’s Day and South Side Irish parades on Saturday, March 11 and Sunday, March 12.… read more

February 22nd, 2023

Metra will be closing access to the tunnel on the east side of Homewood Station on March 13 as work begins on the rehabilitation of the… read more

February 15th, 2023

Aquí para versión en Español The Metra Board of Directors today approved a new 2023-2027 strategic plan that focuses on addressing the… read more

February 2nd, 2023

Aqui para espanol Travel on CTA and Metra to this year’s Auto Show to avoid all the stressors of driving, including traffic jams and high… read more

January 18th, 2023

The Chicago area’s congressional delegation delivered for Metra in 2022, helping secure $204.1 million in competitive federal grants for… read more

January 10th, 2023

Metra today started the rollout of, a new real-time train-tracking website that lets customers see precisely where their… read more

January 5th, 2023

Pace and Metra will hold an open house in Harvey next week to solicit feedback regarding several design alternatives for a project to… read more

January 5th, 2023

Metra will upgrade the SouthWest Service Line schedule on Jan. 16, increasing the number of weekday trains on the line to 30 from the… read more