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 8th, 2023

Metra Police Officers successfully prevented a man from taking his own life this past Saturday in Blue Island. On Saturday, Nov. 4 at… read more

November 7th, 2023

The 103rd Street/Rosemoor Station on the Metra Electric Line will close on Nov. 20 for a full reconstruction that will include making it… read more

November 6th, 2023

Milwaukee Avenue will remain closed at Kilbourn Avenue until June 2024 as part of Metra’s project to replace the bridge over the roadway… read more

October 17th, 2023

Metra will receive the largest discretionary grant in its history – a $169.3 million federal Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality… read more

October 11th, 2023

Metra today unveiled a $1.1 billion operating budget for 2024 that includes a major revision to its fare structure and a new mix of fare… read more

October 3rd, 2023

Metra and local officials today officially dedicated the new Ravenswood Station on the Union Pacific North Line, following the recent… read more

September 27th, 2023

September 26th, 2023

BNSF will not stop at the Westmont Station on Saturday, Sept. 30 or Sunday, Oct. 1 due to scheduled track work at the station and the… read more

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