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 12th, 2023

Music fans headed to this year’s Riot Fest can ditch the traffic and parking fees by making Metra part of their travel plans. To… read more

September 7th, 2023

The first kickoff at Soldier Field of the 2023 Chicago Bears season is this Sunday! Make traveling to and from the game easier with Metra… read more

August 30th, 2023

Bike the Drive is an end-of-summer tradition enjoyed by thousands of Chicago area residents. Metra is making getting there even easier and… read more

August 22nd, 2023

Metra will provide busing for the last outbound train Friday night, Aug. 25 and first inbound train on Saturday, Aug. 26, due to… read more

August 21st, 2023

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

August 21st, 2023

BNSF will not stop at the Westmont Station on Saturday, Aug. 26 or Sunday, Aug. 27 due to scheduled track work at the station and the… read more

August 16th, 2023

Elementary and high school students from across the region will also be able to ride Metra and Pace for free on Monday, August 21, the… read more

August 15th, 2023

Metra will provide extra service on four lines for area residents traveling downtown Aug. 19-20 for the annual Chicago Air and Water Show… read more

August 9th, 2023

Union Pacific Railroad will embark on a major tie replacement project beginning Monday, Aug. 14 along an approximately 10-mile stretch of… read more

August 7th, 2023

Three Metra trains will not operate beyond Lake Forest late Friday night, Aug. 11, and early Saturday morning, Aug. 12, due to construction… read more