Service Alerts

Metra Alert - Metra Electric District Extra Service For Chicago Bears Games

The Metra Electric District will run extra train service for anticipation of larger than normal crowds for the Chicago Bears home games. For more information click here and visit

Metra Alert UP-W - Geneva Platform 2 Rehabilitation

On Monday, October 9, the Geneva outbound platform (Platform 2) will be closed for rehabilitation through the end of 2024. Commuters must use the temporary platform located east of Third Street.  Please allow additional time to access the in-service platform and exercise caution near the work zones.

Metra Alert UP-W - West Chicago station repairs project - Beginning October 24

Beginning Tuesday, October 24, staton repairs will be taking place at the West Chicago Metra station. Work is scheduled for Monday through Friday from 7:00 AM to 4:00 PM until the end of December 2023. Access to the parking lot and station platform will be maintained at all time, however access to the inside of the station could be limited at times.  Please allow additional time traveling to the station and exercise caution near the work zone.

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Station Details

River Forest
Lost and Found Contact At Ogilvie, 312-496-4751
Agent Hours No Agent
Waiting Room Hours 5:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Train Lines Union Pacific West (UP-W)
Accessibility No
Station Address

8001 W. Central Avenue
River Forest, IL 60305

Connecting Services

Pace Routes: 309, 313


Station Parking Yes
Station Zone B
Parking Contact

Village of River Forest 708-366-8500

Total Parking Lots 9
Permit or Daily Parking 198 Spaces
Permit Only Parking 109 Spaces
Daily Only Parking 89 Spaces
ADA Parking 4