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

  by doepack
Courtesy of the Chicago Tribune: A photo gallery of the seating arrangements from all of the different rapid transit cars through the decades, starting with the wooden cars up to the present, and including the projected seating arrangement of the 7000's.

(btw, the author's note about the 3200's being the first cars with LED signs is misleading: They were delivered with conventional roll signs, but are getting LED signage as part of the overhaul. The 5000's are the first to have LED's as delivered...)