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.

July 27th, 2021

The Metra Board of Directors has approved a $28.2 million contract to build the new Auburn Park Station on the Rock Island Line in the… read more

July 26th, 2021

CTA and Metra will add extra service and expanded capacity to serve the tens of thousands of music fans headed to Grant Park to enjoy one… read more

July 14th, 2021

Due to declining on-site ticket sales at the Lake Forest Station on the Union Pacific North Line and the Villa Park Station on the UP West… read more

July 9th, 2021

The Chicago area is coming back and so are Metra’s riders! To show its appreciation to its customers, Metra’s leadership will be meeting… read more

July 8th, 2021

Metra is launching an ongoing survey that will be used to measure and track month-to-month customer satisfaction and solicit feedback about… read more

July 1st, 2021

Metra today posted schedules for expanded rush hour service to begin Monday, July 12 on seven additional lines to meet growing ridership.… read more

July 1st, 2021

Metra will again offer weekend express service on the Metra Electric Line from Blue Island to the Chicago Auto Show at McCormick Place to… read more

June 29th, 2021

The West Hinsdale Station on the BNSF Line will close temporarily from July 8 to July 18 while BNSF Railway replaces the grade crossing at… read more

June 29th, 2021

Thanks to a new partnership between Metra and the Ravinia Festival, this year—for the first time ever—a ticket for a concert at the world-… read more