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.

September 22nd, 2021

  Two Metra Police officers prevented a despondent man from jumping off a bridge into a railyard, a dramatic incident that was… read more

September 21st, 2021

The HOKA ONE ONE Chicago Half Marathon and 5K are happening at Chicago’s Jackson Park this Sunday, Sept. 26, and Metra can help you get… read more

September 16th, 2021

Football is back at Soldier Field, Bears fans! Starting with the Chicago Bears’ regular season home opener on Sunday, September 19, and… read more

September 15th, 2021

It’s going to be a busy weekend on Metra’s BNSF Line to Aurora with a nighttime tie replacement project and with some trains making extra… read more

September 15th, 2021

Metra will be offering special service on the Heritage Corridor Line on five Saturdays this fall giving Chicago area residents… read more

September 15th, 2021

Metra is joining an international effort to raise awareness and stress the importance of safe behavior near railroad tracks, as the United… read more

September 14th, 2021

Construction of a pedestrian bridge at 43rd Street in Chicago will shut down a portion of the Metra Electric Line this weekend, Sept. 18-19… read more

September 13th, 2021

Metra is extending the availability of its popular and affordable $10 All-Day Pass at least until Dec. 31, 2021. “As Chicagoans continue… read more

September 3rd, 2021

Metra will be adjusting schedules on the three Union Pacific lines beginning Monday, Sept. 13. This is the second round of schedule… read more

August 30th, 2021

Metra will be adjusting schedules on two of its lines beginning Tuesday, Sept. 7 as many riders begin to return to the office on a regular… read more