Elevator Sites in the Metra System

Metra Electric Line

  • Michigan and Randolph (at the southwest corner)
  • South Water Street (accessed through the 205 North Michigan Avenue Building)
  • Van Buren
  • 11th Place – Museum Campus
  • McCormick Place
  • 51st/53rd
  • 55th, 56th, 57th
  • Kensington 115th
  • Ivanhoe
  • Harvey
  • Calumet
  • Homewood
  • Flossmoor

Union Pacific North Line

  • Ogilvie Transportation Center
  • Evanston – Main Street
  • Winnetka
  • Kenosha

Milwaukee District West

  • Chicago Union Station
  • Grand/Cicero

Rock Island Line

  • LaSalle Street
  • Joliet


  • Lisle - At the Lisle Station, the elevators at both platforms are maintained by the Village of Lisle.

North Central Service

  • Chicago Union Station
  • Rosemont

There are signs posted at every elevator site with emergency instructions, should the elevator be out of service. The next accessible stations (to and from the city), para-transit (P8) information and the RTA Travel Information Center number are listed.

The Metra Elevator Status Line is (312) 322-6925.  Using the menu prompts, you can check on the status of any elevator in the system.  You can also call the Metra Passenger Service Line at (312) 322-6777 and go to option “3” in the main menu.