With blizzard conditions forecast for the Chicago region and many regular commuters already beginning their Christmas holidays, Metra will reduce service on most lines across its system on Friday, Dec. 23. Metra will operate its normal weekday schedule on Thursday, Dec. 22.
Metra will operate a modified Saturday schedule on most of its lines this Friday, Dec. 23. Metra’s SouthWest Service and Heritage Corridor lines, which don’t normally operate on weekends, will run on their current weekday schedules. The North Central Service will operate a modified weekday schedule Friday. Schedule details for each line can be found here.
Metra employees will be out throughout the holiday period to clear snow and address any issues that arise due to the storm. However, Metra riders are advised to allow extra travel time Thursday evening and all-day Friday due to weather conditions. Metra riders as well as drivers across the region are also advised to exercise additional caution when near the tracks due to forecast of reduced visibility and slippery conditions, especially Thursday evening and all-day Friday, Dec. 23.
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