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.

November 22nd, 2022

Metra UP West (UP-W) Line riders will have greatly expanded options just in time for the winter season when a new pilot schedule goes into… read more

November 22nd, 2022

Due to customer requests, Metra is adding stops to some of its trains on the UP North (UP-N) Line beginning Monday, Dec. 5. Metra is… read more

November 11th, 2022

The Metra Board of Directors today approved a 2023 operating budget of $980 million that calls for continuing the $100 flat-rate “Super… read more

November 7th, 2022

Metra today launched its 16th Annual Safety Poster and Essay Contest, asking students to illustrate through posters and essays the… read more

November 1st, 2022

A stop will be added to an outbound BNSF Line train starting on the morning of Monday, Nov. 7 to aid students traveling from LaGrange to… read more

October 27th, 2022

Metra and Union Pacific Railroad will be temporarily changing the times of scheduled evening inbound departures to Chicago on the UP North… read more

October 17th, 2022

Image   The Metra Board of Directors has awarded a $14.5 million contract to renovate… read more

October 13th, 2022

Metra is soliciting public comment on a draft of its new 2023-2027 strategic plan, which focuses on identifying and addressing the… read more

October 12th, 2022

Metra staff today proposed a 2023 operating budget of $980 million that includes various options for discounting the cost of a Monthly Pass… read more

October 12th, 2022

  Metra today debuted the latest addition to its locomotive fleet, a like-new, remanufactured locomotive that promises to increase… read more