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.

February 2nd, 2023

Aqui para espanol Travel on CTA and Metra to this year’s Auto Show to avoid all the stressors of driving, including traffic jams and high… read more

January 18th, 2023

The Chicago area’s congressional delegation delivered for Metra in 2022, helping secure $204.1 million in competitive federal grants for… read more

January 10th, 2023

Metra today started the rollout of, a new real-time train-tracking website that lets customers see precisely where their… read more

January 5th, 2023

Pace and Metra will hold an open house in Harvey next week to solicit feedback regarding several design alternatives for a project to… read more

January 5th, 2023

Metra will upgrade the SouthWest Service Line schedule on Jan. 16, increasing the number of weekday trains on the line to 30 from the… read more

December 21st, 2022

With blizzard conditions forecast for the Chicago region and many regular commuters already beginning their Christmas holidays, Metra will… read more

December 19th, 2022

Metra will offer free travel on all trains arriving at or departing from Metra’s downtown stations after 6 p.m. on New Year’s Eve. On that… read more

December 14th, 2022

The Metra Board of Directors today approved a $33.9 million contract to completely rebuild and make accessible three stations on the Metra… read more

December 6th, 2022

The holiday season is upon us! Metra is once again partnering with the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Foundation for its morning… read more

December 2nd, 2022

Metra will upgrade the schedules of four lines on Dec. 12, including the Milwaukee District North, Milwaukee District West, North Central… read more