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Metra 13h
Wishing all of our riders a safe, healthy and happy .
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Metra Jul 3
REDUCED SUNDAY SCHEDULE in effect today through Sunday, July 3-5: NOTICE: Alcohol and glass containers are prohibited on ALL lines July 3-5.
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Metra Jul 2
Replying to @T1876Keller
Thank you for reporting to us. We will notify the necessary personnel.
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Metra Jul 2
. is opening Great Hall entrances to in time for the holiday weekend. Adams and Canal St. doors are open as is Jackson Blvd. and Clinton Street access.
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Metra Jul 2
Replying to @dancingmokey
Metra is asking for all passengers to cooperate and take responsibility for their own actions. That includes practicing responsible physical distancing, wearing a face covering while riding the train and at stations, staying in their seat and not crowding aisles or vestibules.
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Metra Jul 2
Please wear your mask or face covering for the entirety of the ride. Unless you are traveling with family or friends, we are asking you to physically distance as much as possible. Help us help everybody commute with confidence.
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Metra Jul 2
THE HOLIDAY WEEKEND AHEAD, July 3-5: 📅 Metra will operate on a reduced Sunday schedule on all lines: 🎫 A $10 three-day pass will be available for unlimited travel Fri-Sun. 🚫 Alcohol and glass bottles will be prohibited on ALL Metra trains.
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Metra Jul 1
Our system is on-track to be in full compliance with the federal mandate and feature state-of-the-art technology to ensure passenger safety. Thank you to our employees, contractors, partner railroads, Administrator Batory, and his team for their support and hard work.
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Metra Jul 1
Replying to @metraMDN @metraMDW
These are the final two of eleven rail lines to operate in Revenue Service Demonstration. Last year, we also submitted our PTC Safety Plan – on schedule. This is another critical step on the path to full PTC certification by December 30, 2020.
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Metra Jul 1
Today, we celebrate another major Positive Train Control (PTC) milestone: Revenue Service Demonstration phase begins on Milwaukee District North () and Milwaukee District West () rail lines. YouTube video:
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Metra Jul 1
Replying to @Metra
In July 1990, Mr. Quimby moved into train service. Thank you for your hard work and dedication, and we wish you a very happy retirement!
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Metra Jul 1
Conductor Robert Quimby departed inbound out of the Big Timber station for the last time as he retires after 40 years of service. Mr. Quimby started on the Milwaukee Road in July 1980 as a coach cleaner and moved over to Metra after the Milwaukee Road dissolved.
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Metra Jul 1
Thank you for the message. Could you let us know the date and train number when this occurred?
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Metra Jun 30
John Appel, the last prior-righted Milwaukee Road engineer at Metra, retired yesterday after 52 years of service on the railroad. Read more about Mr. Appel and his career on The Signal:
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Metra Jun 30
Metra will be operating on a Sunday/holiday schedule this Fri-Sun, July 3-5. This means there will be no service on , and . Read more: For those who are traveling, a $10 3-day pass is available for unlimited rides July 3-5.
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Metra Jun 29
After 52 years of service, engineer John Appel made his final run on the MD-N today, marking the end of an era. Appel was the last of the former Milwaukee Road engineers still working at Metra. Read more on The Signal:
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Metra Jun 29
Three-day $10 ticket available for holiday weekend travel. View the news release here:
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Metra Jun 27
Metra is allowing doctors, nurses, EMTs, paramedics and other medical personnel on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic to ride free on Metra trains through the end of July.
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Metra Jun 26
Replying to @Metra
The engineers utilized both laser measurements and a few old-fashioned tools to precisely mark the critical points. The project will take approximately four weekends to complete.
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Metra Jun 26
Today, Metra engineering crews measured the points in the track near the Franklin Park station where new crossovers will be installed. This project is a part of the CREATE program that will reduce delays to commuter and freight trains and to motorists at nearby grade crossings.
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