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.

September 29th, 2022


September 21st, 2022

The 25th Annual HOKA One One Chicago Half Marathon and 5K are happening at Chicago’s Jackson Park this Sunday, Sept. 25, and Metra can… read more

September 15th, 2022

  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 15th, 2022

We are happy to report that in the overnight hours a tentative agreement was reached between freight railroads and their unions, averting a… read more

September 14th, 2022

Metra will be closing lanes on Davis and Dempster streets in Evanston beginning Monday, Sept. 19 to repaint bridges that carry Union… read more

September 13th, 2022

Metra is joining an international effort to raise awareness about the importance of safe behavior near railroad tracks, as the United… read more

September 13th, 2022

At Metra, we appreciate our customers and understand that the services we provide are essential to the Chicago region. For that reason, it… read more

September 13th, 2022

Union Pacific Railroad will embark on a major tie project beginning Tuesday, Sept. 20 along a 45-mile stretch of the UP North Line between… read more

September 2nd, 2022

Beginning Wednesday, Sept. 7, Milwaukee Avenue will be closed at Kilbourn Avenue for the remainder of the year as part of Metra’s project… read more

August 31st, 2022

This Saturday will be the last chance this season for Chicago area residents to use Metra’s Heritage Corridor to explore the “Rails, Trails… read more