Service Alerts

Thursday, June 23, 2022 • 3:47pm
Metra Alert UP-N - Service Added To Union Pacific North Line For Pride Parade

Metra will add trains to its BNSF, Union Pacific North, and Union Pacific West lines on Sunday, June 26, to accommodate those planning to attend Chicago’s 51st Annual Pride Parade.

Two extra inbound and two extra outbound trains will be added to the BNSF Line schedule on Sunday to accommodate paradegoers. Both the UP North and the UP West Lines will add two extra morning inbound trains and one extra evening train. The June 26 schedule for BNSF can be viewed here, Union Pacific North here, and Union Pacific West here.

The parade kicks off at noon at Montrose Avenue and Broadway in Chicago’s Uptown neighborhood and ends near the intersection of Diversey Parkway and Sheridan Road in Lincoln Park. The parade route is easily accessible through CTA connections from all five downtown Chicago train stations: Chicago Union Station, Ogilvie Transportation Center, Millennium Station, Van Buren Street Station and LaSalle Street Station.

For your biggest savings, take advantage of Metra’s $7 Sunday Pass. Offering unlimited rides all day Sunday, the pass can be purchased on the train with cash or via the Ventra App, which can be downloaded through the App Store or Google Play. Monthly Pass holders can also use their passes for unlimited weekend travel across the Metra system.

Thursday, June 23, 2022 • 3:48pm
Metra Alert UP-W - Service Added To Union Pacific West Line For Pride Parade

Metra will add trains to its BNSF, Union Pacific North, and Union Pacific West lines on Sunday, June 26, to accommodate those planning to attend Chicago’s 51st Annual Pride Parade.

Two extra inbound and two extra outbound trains will be added to the BNSF Line schedule on Sunday to accommodate paradegoers. Both the UP North and the UP West Lines will add two extra morning inbound trains and one extra evening train. The June 26 schedule for BNSF can be viewed here, Union Pacific North here, and Union Pacific West here.

The parade kicks off at noon at Montrose Avenue and Broadway in Chicago’s Uptown neighborhood and ends near the intersection of Diversey Parkway and Sheridan Road in Lincoln Park. The parade route is easily accessible through CTA connections from all five downtown Chicago train stations: Chicago Union Station, Ogilvie Transportation Center, Millennium Station, Van Buren Street Station and LaSalle Street Station.

For your biggest savings, take advantage of Metra’s $7 Sunday Pass. Offering unlimited rides all day Sunday, the pass can be purchased on the train with cash or via the Ventra App, which can be downloaded through the App Store or Google Play. Monthly Pass holders can also use their passes for unlimited weekend travel across the Metra system.

Wednesday, June 1, 2022 • 10:26am
Metra Alert UP-NW - Jefferson Park Platform Rehabilitation
Beginning Thursday, June 9, through the end of September, the east half of the outbound platform (platform #1) will be closed for rehabilitation. Once completed, the work will move to the west half to finish the project. Please allow additional time to access the in-service platforms.
Tuesday, May 3, 2022 • 11:18am
Metra Alert UP-NW - Barrington Platform Rehabilitation to Begin May 7

Beginning Saturday, May 7, through the end of June, the west half of the inbound platform (platform #2) will be closed for rehabilitation work.  During this phase, trackside doors of the depot will be closed.  Please allow additional time to access the in-service portion of the platform and use caution near the work zone.

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Station Details

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Ogilvie Transportation Center
Phone 312-496-4777
Lost and Found Contact 312-496-4751
Agent Hours Upper Ticket Office M-F: 5:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. Weekends: 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. Lower Ticket Office M-F: 6 a.m. to 6:40 p.m. Weekends: Closed
Waiting Room Hours Upper M-Sat: 5 a.m. to 12:40 p.m. Sunday: 7 a.m. to 12:40 p.m.Lower M-F: 5 a.m. to 6:40 p.m. Weekends: Closed
Train Lines Union Pacific North (UP-N) Union Pacific West (UP-W) Union Pacific Northwest (UP-NW)
Accessibility Yes
Station Address

500 W. Madison St.
Chicago, IL 60606

Connecting Services

CTA Routes: J14, 19, 20, 56, 60, 120, 124125, 128130, 132, 157, 192, Green, and Pink Lines

Metra: Union Pacific - West, Union Pacific - Northwest, Union Pacific - North

Chicago Water Taxi

Station Parking No
Station Zone A
Parking Contact

N/A