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

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  by Tadman
Yesterday I saw two solid blue Metra goats at the 18th street MU shed - time to shuttle some MU's to the wheel change facility?

  by Scotty Burkhardt
They send Highliners to the Burr Oak wheel shop all the time. Its not unusual to see several highliners sitting along the Beverly line at 127th.

  by byte
That's odd that there were two switchers there, though, because there's only one on the Metra system that's equipped with the same couplers the MU cars have...

  by Scotty Burkhardt
Its not that odd. Theres a small MOW yard at 12th street