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.

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

November 22nd, 2022

Metra UP West (UP-W) Line riders will have greatly expanded options just in time for the winter season when a new pilot schedule goes into… read more

November 22nd, 2022

Due to customer requests, Metra is adding stops to some of its trains on the UP North (UP-N) Line beginning Monday, Dec. 5. Metra is… read more

November 11th, 2022

The Metra Board of Directors today approved a 2023 operating budget of $980 million that calls for continuing the $100 flat-rate “Super… read more

November 7th, 2022

CONTEST DEADLINE EXTENDED TO FRIDAY, FEB. 17, 2023! Metra today launched its 16th Annual Safety Poster and Essay Contest, asking students… read more

November 1st, 2022

A stop will be added to an outbound BNSF Line train starting on the morning of Monday, Nov. 7 to aid students traveling from LaGrange to… read more