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
Last night, a Metra express struck a pedestrian in La Grange. The person was killed instantly. I don't have very many details as of right now.

Source: NBC5 News at 10:00 PM

  by Tadman
how inconsiderate of the greedy railroads not to post a neon sign reading "no really, folks, there gates really are working because a second train is coming"

or maybe they should just hire two men to hold a rope across the tracks...