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Most lines to operate with modified Sunday schedules through June 7
First Published - 05/31/2020 - 9:22PM

Through Sunday, June 7, Metra will be operating a modified Sunday schedule with the last late night inbound train and last late night outbound train cancelled. There will be no service on the SouthWest Service, Heritage Corridor or North Central Service lines. Riders are advised that more trains could be cancelled during the day depending on circumstances; we will be closely monitoring events and our priority will be the safety of our passengers, employees and our system. Please pay attention to this website for the latest updates.

Sunday schedules can be viewed on these timetables: Metra Electric   Rock Island    BNSF     UP West   Milwaukee District West    Milwaukee District North    UP North     UP Northwest (the last train on the UP Northwest Line will leave downtown at 10:30 p.m. instead of 11:30 p.m.)

We hope to be able to expand service to our alternate schedules posted here next week if possible.

Last Updated - 06/03/2020 - 4:21PM

Metra adds early afternoon service Thanksgiving eve, BNSF Line offers extra Black Friday service

(November 22, 2019) - 

Metra will modify schedules on most lines Wednesday, Nov. 27, to help customers get an early start on their Thanksgiving plans.

“Thanksgiving is a time meant to be spent with family, and we want to make it as easy as possible for Metra customers to get home to their loved ones and start holiday preparations,” said Metra CEO/Executive Director Jim Derwinski.

Trains have been added, combined or canceled as part of Wednesday’s schedule. The full list of changes can be found here.  

On Thanksgiving Day, trains will operate on a Sunday/holiday schedule, which means there will be no service on the North Central Service, Heritage Corridor and SouthWest Service lines. Regular weekday service will resume the Friday after Thanksgiving to accommodate Black Friday shoppers, with the exception of Metra’s BNSF Line. The BNSF Line will operate additional inbound service on Friday and adjust the schedule for some outbound afternoon trains. The modified schedule can be found here.

In addition to the modified service the night before Thanksgiving, Metra is making travel for the holiday and for Black Friday shopping even more affordable by offering a special $10 unlimited ride holiday pass for use on both Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday. The regular $10 Weekend Pass will be available for Saturday and Sunday. Mobile versions of both passes are available on the Ventra App, available for free in the App Store or Google Play.




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