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 Amtrak31
Not sure what's going on here.

  by doepack
Ms./Mrs. Pardonnet's assertion that the train wasn't in danger of derailing, even if accurate, means nothing to the passengers on last week's train, especially in light of recent events, and I don't fault them for complaining at all. Thankfully, no derailments and no injuries, meaning that this matter can be handled by Metra internally with no outside investigation necessary. Still, it's hard to believe that the engineer failed to comply with the speed restrictions in the area, despite the reminders...