Discussion related to commuter rail and rapid transit operations in the Chicago area including the South Shore Line, Metra Rail, and Chicago Transit Authority.

Moderators: JamesT4, metraRI

Forum Statistics Last post
Media Embed now offered
by gprimr1  -   - In: News, Announcements, FAQ and Help
2 Replies 
 20066 Views
 by gprimr1
 
Railroad.net Announces Ad-Free Subscriptions
by gprimr1  -   - In: News, Announcements, FAQ and Help
0 Replies 
 5175 Views
 by gprimr1
 
Content Creators Wanted!
by gprimr1  -   - In: News, Announcements, FAQ and Help
0 Replies 
 7734 Views
 by gprimr1
 
RAILROAD.NET Forum Rules/Legal/Terms of Service
by Mike Roque  -   - In: News, Announcements, FAQ and Help
7 Replies 
 1079874 Views
 by John_Perkowski
 
Forum Statistics Last post
Why Are Some Metra Loco's Nicknamed Dinkies?
by doepack  - 
6 Replies 
 1280 Views
 by Engineer Spike
 
Does anyone on here model Metra?
by Blutorse4792  - 
24 Replies 
 9641 Views
 by eolesen
 
CTA historic fleet
by Tadman  - 
5 Replies 
 1084 Views
 by R36 Combine Coach
 
Metra Special Runs
by metraRI  - 
10 Replies 
 1824 Views
 by metraRI
 
BNSF Railway Passenger Car #757
by Gilbert B Norman  - 
12 Replies 
 4104 Views
 by jetfan
 
Amtrak trains coming to MD-W?
by doepack  - 
4 Replies 
 1107 Views
 by bones
 
Valpo Local
by M&Eman  - 
5 Replies 
 1884 Views
 by scoostraw
 
Ogilvie - Union Station Passenger Walkway?
by scoostraw  - 
16 Replies 
 16866 Views
 by F40CFan
 
Experimented with bi-levels way before the 300s?
by buddah  - 
32 Replies 
 3172 Views
 by justalurker66
 
Kensington Interlocking Rebuild
by justalurker66  - 
2 Replies 
 1246 Views
 by justalurker66
 
Fare Hike in 2010? (and scheduling comments)
by justalurker66  - 
9 Replies 
 1466 Views
 by justalurker66
 
Invisible Ban of Photography
by byte  - 
29 Replies 
 3915 Views
 by SeptaFan235
 
Route 59 Metra Station (BNSF Racetrack)
by doepack  - 
3 Replies 
 1140 Views
 by doepack
 
CTA ran freight? Do they have a Junction w/another railroad?
by mrconductor55  - 
11 Replies 
 5169 Views
 by R36 Combine Coach
 
Gary Passenger Yard Operations
by justalurker66  - 
0 Replies 
 494 Views
 by justalurker66
 
2400-Series Door Relay Issues
by Tadman  - 
3 Replies 
 545 Views
 by Tadman
 
Wabtec ETMS System on Metra's RI Line
by samcevoy  - 
4 Replies 
 1003 Views
 by justalurker66
 
Doubleheading/F40's at home...
by Genevasub  - 
17 Replies 
 3723 Views
 by F40CFan
 
Need numbers, Please :)
by jlaroccoii  - 
0 Replies 
 451 Views
 by jlaroccoii
 
Food and Hotels at South Bend?
by Chicagopcclcars  - 
13 Replies 
 1346 Views
 by fauxcelt
 
old Gary Depot
by dinwitty  - 
3 Replies 
 556 Views
 by dinwitty
 
Bilevel Cars Restricted to Off-Peak Runs
by JLJ061  - 
15 Replies 
 1372 Views
 by justalurker66
 
Switch signals
by Kangaroo_of_72  - 
6 Replies 
 1179 Views
 by train2
 
CSS Freight testing EMD unit?
by PRRGuy  - 
11 Replies 
 1308 Views
 by Tadman
 
Open house this year?
by jlaroccoii  - 
0 Replies 
 512 Views
 by jlaroccoii
 
Who is metra owned by or operated by?
by Great Northern  - 
2 Replies 
 1011 Views
 by Otto Vondrak
 
North Central Service
by mkerfe  - 
2 Replies 
 741 Views
 by usa4624
 
Equipment Onboard The Metra Trains?
by Great Northern  - 
1 Replies 
 602 Views
 by EricL
 
Metra featured on Railfan & Railroad web site
by Otto Vondrak  - 
0 Replies 
 500 Views
 by Otto Vondrak
 
Nortbound trains running on Southbound Tracks
by metra104  - 
12 Replies 
 1222 Views
 by El_Kabong
 
What's in a name?
by metraRI  - 
5 Replies 
 842 Views
 by F40CFan
 
An overnight train from Chicago?
by doepack  - 
9 Replies 
 1304 Views
 by X Railroader
 
Metra and snow storms
by BobLI  - 
3 Replies 
 916 Views
 by doepack
 
Train 106 Anulled at DP on 2/9
by Tadman  - 
0 Replies 
 468 Views
 by Tadman
 
CTA Rail Engineer/Conductor?
by RAILROADTRAINING  - 
1 Replies 
 618 Views
 by Chicagopcclcars
 
MP36PH-3
by RAILROADTRAINING  - 
6 Replies 
 998 Views
 by F40CFan
 
Passenger, freight or both?
by blugoose  - 
1 Replies 
 684 Views
 by qboy
 
Codes for CTA stations?
by SchuminWeb  - 
4 Replies 
 861 Views
 by andrethebusman
 
What is the status of the Gary gantlet bridge?
by train2  - 
9 Replies 
 1466 Views
 by JLJ061
 
Line Car 1100 move
by dinwitty  - 
11 Replies 
 1213 Views
 by JLJ061
 
2009 IRM Snowflake Special
by byte  - 
16 Replies 
 3756 Views
 by doepack
 
Train strikes car in South Bend, driver serious
by JLJ061  - 
7 Replies 
 1294 Views
 by justalurker66
 
Rough weekend
by Tadman  - 
3 Replies 
 640 Views
 by justalurker66
 
A Few Questions about the Metra System
by Bay Head Local  - 
12 Replies 
 2583 Views
 by metraRI
 
Politics And Metra
by metraRI  - 
16 Replies 
 1929 Views
 by doepack
 
Wreck-replaced cars
by JLJ061  - 
11 Replies 
 3906 Views
 by justalurker66
 
'Departing Passenger Trains' Sign
by metraRI  - 
6 Replies 
 1153 Views
 by justalurker66
 
I got my Morning Sun Volume 2
by Tadman  - 
4 Replies 
 896 Views
 by Tadman
 
Browser-based Metra game
by computermodeler  - 
9 Replies 
 1701 Views
 by Milwaukee_F40C
 
NOTICE: LOOKING FOR NEW SOUTH SHORE FORUM MODERATOR(S)
by MikeF  - 
2 Replies 
 643 Views
 by Otto Vondrak
 
NEW CO-MODERATOR NEEDED
by Otto Vondrak  - 
1 Replies 
 743 Views
 by Otto Vondrak
 
Mixed Metra - WSOR pinch hits
by Tadman  - 
6 Replies 
 1253 Views
 by doepack
 
Metra Electric: Most Scenic station for photography?
by usa4624  - 
19 Replies 
 4240 Views
 by ChiTownHustler
 
CTA Holiday Train operations
by ohioriverrailway  - 
3 Replies 
 729 Views
 by Chicagopcclcars
 
Incoming train automated announcements at Clinton / Lake
by Passenger  - 
2 Replies 
 704 Views
 by Passenger
 
The conductor was a Grinch?
by ohioriverrailway  - 
1 Replies 
 751 Views
 by MikeF
 
14 injured in Green Line derailment
by JLJ061  - 
1 Replies 
 718 Views
 by MACTRAXX
 
Metra Gensets?
by metraRI  - 
5 Replies 
 1066 Views
 by metraRI
 
Skokie Shops - On Google Maps
by Tadman  - 
1 Replies 
 611 Views
 by Fan Railer
 
Ding? (Question for Eric, Bones, or any other engineer...)
by doepack  - 
10 Replies 
 1446 Views
 by F40CFan
 
Metra's 'Big' Station Rehab Plan
by metraRI  - 
8 Replies 
 1696 Views
 by neroden
 
Consist and set breakdown...
by doepack  - 
3 Replies 
 891 Views
 by doepack
 
Santa Safety Trains??
by metraRI  - 
5 Replies 
 1544 Views
 by metraRI
 
It is so-o-o-o-o-o French.
by Passenger  - 
3 Replies 
 833 Views
 by Passenger
 
Buried Steeplecab
by Tadman  - 
41 Replies 
 6577 Views
 by justalurker66
 
MTH 800 Class Little Joes
by jlaroccoii  - 
7 Replies 
 1072 Views
 by dinwitty
 
Favorite memories on the CSS&SB
by jlaroccoii  - 
18 Replies 
 2540 Views
 by nkpcar
 
New signals east and west of Roselle
by lstone19  - 
12 Replies 
 1249 Views
 by EricL
 
Tower 18 R.I.P.
by Chicagopcclcars  - 
12 Replies 
 1924 Views
 by Zanperk
 
Announcement voice?
by Kangaroo_of_72  - 
0 Replies 
 657 Views
 by Kangaroo_of_72
 
Is there a Easy and Fast way to get to Millenium Station?
by Littleredcaboose  - 
13 Replies 
 1755 Views
 by justalurker66
 
What do UP/W, MED (So Chgo), and the Rock have in common?
by doepack  - 
6 Replies 
 1026 Views
 by justalurker66
 
Yelled at by Conductor for railfanning
by AMTK347  - 
9 Replies 
 1627 Views
 by buddah
 
Metra Proposes Four New Stops
by MetraRy  - 
1 Replies 
 946 Views
 by doepack
 
Regional Transportation District Referendum
by justalurker66  - 
4 Replies 
 1070 Views
 by justalurker66
 
CSS&SB News 6-1-09
by justalurker66  - 
130 Replies 
 8488 Views
 by dinwitty
 
CNW galleries at 47th St
by andrethebusman  - 
1 Replies 
 649 Views
 by F40c611fan
 
Weekend Construction Outages 2009
by justalurker66  - 
41 Replies 
 3916 Views
 by Amtrak7
 
From METRA to Maintenance of Way on UP
by ljeppson  - 
1 Replies 
 595 Views
 by Milwaukee_F40C
 
Phase III - Michigan City to South Bend
by JLJ061  - 
10 Replies 
 1192 Views
 by Tadman
 
Pink Line and the United Center
by EricL  - 
4 Replies 
 1268 Views
 by ChiTownHustler
 
F40C-Sold unit locations?
by Realityrail  - 
23 Replies 
 3782 Views
 by F40CFan
 
Fare increase for '06...'08... Now '10
by doepack  - 
16 Replies 
 3289 Views
 by metraRI
 
High speed corridor...
by jlaroccoii  - 
45 Replies 
 3499 Views
 by JLJ061
 
Hey look! Another fare increase...
by doepack  - 
0 Replies 
 477 Views
 by doepack
 
Sign of the apocalypse: THE PINK LINE!!!
by doepack  - 
33 Replies 
 8745 Views
 by Patrick Boylan
 
How does Metra work?
by blugoose  - 
12 Replies 
 2654 Views
 by doepack
 
Why only F40PH-2s again?
by ColinMucha  - 
3 Replies 
 869 Views
 by Tadman
 
2016 Olympics & Metra
by zmuzak  - 
24 Replies 
 2221 Views
 by ChiTownHustler
 
5000 Series Car Discussion Thread
by Fan Railer  - 
6 Replies 
 2419 Views
 by Fan Railer
 
Grade crossing elimination?
by Passenger  - 
25 Replies 
 2916 Views
 by Batman2
 
61st street shop closing
by byte  - 
1 Replies 
 541 Views
 by Chicagopcclcars
 
CTA Circle Line No Longer A Circle, But Color It Purple
by Chicagopcclcars  - 
0 Replies 
 612 Views
 by Chicagopcclcars
 
Should CTA take posession of METRA South chicago branch ?
by buddah  - 
22 Replies 
 3190 Views
 by Chicagopcclcars
 
Metra Colors
by ColinMucha  - 
4 Replies 
 1042 Views
 by CNW5022-A519
 
Club Car 553
by AmtrakFan  - 
16 Replies 
 3814 Views
 by peconicstation
 
Metra Star Line
by Metracab123  - 
11 Replies 
 2555 Views
 by Metracab123
 
NICTD upsetting South Bend commuters...
by buddah  - 
29 Replies 
 5032 Views
 by justalurker66
 
Family car?
by Passenger  - 
12 Replies 
 2387 Views
 by c604.
 
Red Cabcar @CUS and BNSF line
by Chicagojoe28  - 
1 Replies 
 690 Views
 by metraRI
 
  • 1
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9
  • 10
  • 19

Forum permissions

You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum