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Below is a list of news releases related to Metra.


(February 21, 2018) - The Metra Board of Directors today approved the purchase up to 21 used F59PHI locomotives for $1.3 million each, allowing Metra to quickly supplement its locomotive fleet while continuing a longer-term procurement of additional...
(February 8, 2018) - With a major snowstorm heading our way, Metra’s BNSF Line to Aurora will operate on an alternative schedule Friday to minimize the potential for weather-related service disruptions. Metra also is mobilizing its crews and snow-...
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