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.

June 15th, 2023

Union Pacific Railroad needs a little more time to complete tie replacement work on the UP Northwest Line between Barrington and Crystal… read more

June 12th, 2023

Enjoying music under the stars at the Ravinia Festival is tradition for thousands across Chicagoland. Now getting to the festival grounds… read more

June 9th, 2023

Midday trains on the UP Northwest Line may be delayed by up to 30 minutes starting Monday, June 12, through Friday, June 16, due to a Union… read more

June 8th, 2023

The votes have been tallied and Metra today announced the news that school-age children across the region have been waiting for: the names… read more

May 26th, 2023

Rock Island Line trains will operate to and from the New Lenox Station instead of Joliet on Saturday, June 3, due to a Canadian National… read more

May 25th, 2023

As the summer season gets underway, it’s the perfect time to plan a family outing, and Metra’s Family Fares make it even easier to climb… read more

May 19th, 2023

Metra is making adjustments to its schedules on the UP Northwest and UP West lines beginning Tuesday, May 30. The changes are being made to… read more

May 17th, 2023

As part of its commitment to customer safety and security, Metra will be installing new posters on its trains and in its stations to… read more

May 11th, 2023

Metra, Homewood, and other officials today broke ground on the $14.5 million renovation of the Homewood Station along the Metra Electric… read more