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.

April 24th, 2023

Metra announced today that it will recognize Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day on Thursday, April 27, by young people 18 and under… read more

April 19th, 2023

The Metra Board of Directors today approved a contract of up to $20 million to purchase video monitors that will be installed at every… read more

April 18th, 2023

As a public transit agency, Metra is already green. But to celebrate Earth Day this year, Metra is going even greener with a week of… read more

April 17th, 2023

Metra forces will begin work Friday, April 21 on a major rehab project at the 103rd Street/Washington Heights Station on the Rock Island… read more

March 28th, 2023

Metra announced today that it will conduct Operation Lifesaver Safety Blitzes at 50 train stations across the six-county region in 2023 as… read more

March 17th, 2023

Chicago’s three regional transit agencies—the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Metra, and Pace Suburban Bus— invite riders and the general… read more

March 16th, 2023

Metra is revising its schedule on the UP Northwest Line (UP-NW) beginning Monday, April 3. The updated schedule adds 12 trains to the line’… read more

March 2nd, 2023

Let Metra be your ride to this year’s Chicago St. Patrick’s Day and South Side Irish parades on Saturday, March 11 and Sunday, March 12.… read more

February 22nd, 2023

Metra will be closing access to the tunnel on the east side of Homewood Station on March 13 as work begins on the rehabilitation of the… read more

February 15th, 2023

Aquí para versión en Español The Metra Board of Directors today approved a new 2023-2027 strategic plan that focuses on addressing the… read more