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RailPictures.Net Photo: METX 101 Metra EMD F40PH at Libertyville, Illinois by Rob Schreiner

RailPictures.Net Photo: METX 101 Metra EMD F40PH at Libertyville, Illinois by Rob Schreiner

The city is the final stop of the Burlington Northern Santa Fe line of the Metra commuter rail system, allowing rail service into Chicago. The city also has a stop at the Rt. 59 station on the BNSF Line. This station is located on the border with Naperville and each city maintains a parking lot on their respective sides of the tracks. PACE operates local bus service within Aurora six days a week (no service on Sundays) and serves other cities such as Naperville, Geneva, Batavia, Oswego, and…

The city is the final stop of the Burlington Northern Santa Fe line of the Metra commuter rail system, allowing rail service into Chicago. The city also has a stop at the Rt. 59 station on the BNSF Line. This station is located on the border with Naperville and each city maintains a parking lot on their respective sides of the tracks. PACE operates local bus service within Aurora six days a week (no service on Sundays) and serves other cities such as Naperville, Geneva, Batavia, Oswego, and…

Metra commuter trains take the weekend off at Joliet, Illinois, 1990, by Mike Danneman; via Railpictures.net

Metra commuter trains take the weekend off at Joliet, Illinois, by Mike…

The Metro, Chicago, USA. #Chicago

The Metra Rail System serving Chicago, IL. The Burlington Northern Santa Fe express from Naperville, IL, was how I used to get to work in the mornings many moons ago.

- imprail:  Metra Commuter Rail Chicago

- imprail: Metra Commuter Rail Chicago

A 1953 vintage EMD E-9 cab unit passenger diesel, is seen stopping at the La Grange Road commuter rail station in downtown La Grange Illinois. These veteran cab unit diesels were in their final years of service, and were officially retired in September of 1992. This is on todays Metra / BNSF Railway 3 track mainline to Aurora Illinois.

A 1953 vintage EMD E-9 cab unit passenger diesel, is seen stopping at the La Grange Road commuter rail station in downtown La Grange Illinois. These veteran cab unit diesels were in their final years of service, and were officially retired in September of 1992. This is on todays Metra / BNSF Railway 3 track mainline to Aurora Illinois.

https://flic.kr/p/YgssqM | weekend getaway | Passengers making their way down the platform to find the perfect car on the South Shore Line Metra Commuter Rail train, Millennium Park Station, Chicago, Illinois.

Passengers making their way down the platform to find the perfect car on the South Shore Line Metra Commuter Rail train, Millennium Park Station, Chicago, Illinois.

Racetrack: Nickname for a stretch of Metra Commuter Rail line and BNSF freight line between Chicago and Aurora, Illinois where commuter trains and freight trains commonly attain high speeds. Also used to refer to the parallel tracks of the O&W and DL&W north of Norwich.

Racetrack: Nickname for a stretch of Metra Commuter Rail line and BNSF freight line between Chicago and Aurora, Illinois where commuter trains and freight trains commonly attain high speeds. Also used to refer to the parallel tracks of the O&W and DL&W north of Norwich.

Deerfield, IL:  Interior view of the historic Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific (now Milwaukee Road) Metra commuter rail station restored and placed on the National Register of Historic Places through the efforts of the Deerfield Historical Society.

Deerfield, IL: Interior view of the historic Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific (now Milwaukee Road) Metra commuter rail station restored and placed on the National Register of Historic Places through the efforts of the Deerfield Historical Society.

Tucked into Kane County and along the Metra commuter rail line from Chicago, Geneva hosts 150 shops ... - GENEVA, ILLINOIS

25 Underrated Midwestern Towns to Visit this Fall

Tucked into Kane County and along the Metra commuter rail line from Chicago, Geneva hosts 150 shops .

Commercial land with C1 zoning-Opportunities are in the future & the future is Mass Transit. Suburbs such as Mokena are rapidly growing because of commuter rail service.One of the last vacant sites in the heart of Mokena's downtown & a stones throw from Metra Station. Plans for constructing a 2250 s/f office bldg. with 2nd fl apartments is available. Call agent for details--   If a contract is not executed by February 1st - the price will be reduced to $74,900 !!

Commercial land with C1 zoning-Opportunities are in the future & the future is Mass Transit. Suburbs such as Mokena are rapidly growing because of commuter rail service.One of the last vacant sites in the heart of Mokena's downtown & a stones throw from Metra Station. Plans for constructing a 2250 s/f office bldg. with 2nd fl apartments is available. Call agent for details-- If a contract is not executed by February 1st - the price will be reduced to $74,900 !!

A Metra commuter rail train pulls into a station outside Chicago

November referendum may loom for commuter rail

Chicago On-Track To Break Ground On Elevated Parkway - "the Bloomingdale Trail and Park will primarily be a green transport artery, connecting the neighborhoods... while also joining the blue branch of the ‘L’ line with two Metra commuter rail lines. Boosting its credentials as a piece of infrastructure, it will have both a pedestrian path and a separate bicycle track, unlike the High Line where cycling isn’t permitted."

Chicago On-Track To Break Ground On Elevated Parkway

Metra Commuter Rail PD | by 335 Photography

Metra Commuter Rail PD | by 335 Photography

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