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.

August 12th, 2022

  The United States Department of Transportation (USDOT) yesterday announced the award of a $20 million Rebuilding American Infrastructure… read more

July 28th, 2022

State, local and Metra officials, including Blue Island Mayor Fred Bilotto, State Rep. Robert Rita, and Metra CEO/Executive Director Jim… read more

July 26th, 2022

CTA and Metra are adding extra service and expanded capacity to serve the tens of thousands of music fans headed to Grant Park for the four… read more

June 23rd, 2022

Metra will add trains to its BNSF, Union Pacific North, and Union Pacific West lines on Sunday, June 26, to accommodate those planning to… read more

June 22nd, 2022

Metra, state and local officials, including Gov. JB Pritzker, State Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins, Metra Board Chair Romayne C. Brown and… read more

June 20th, 2022

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

June 15th, 2022

Metra launched a survey today to solicit feedback from riders and the public about proposed revisions to its mission and vision statements… read more

June 14th, 2022

Trips to the Brookfield Zoo are a summer tradition for families across the Chicago region, and Metra is making it even easier to bring the… read more

June 8th, 2022

The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Metra and Pace today introduced the Regional Connect Pass, a new fare product that, when coupled with… read more

June 6th, 2022

Union Pacific Railroad has announced that it will embark on a major tie project on the UP-West Line beginning Wednesday, June 8. Metra… read more