REVERSE COMMUTE: Rush hour is in full swing on the UP-NW line and outbound Metra #609 breezes into Norwood Park as the city awakens to the warm glow of a new day.
Metra 213 hauls a local Westbound on the BNSF Chicago Subdivision, and fellow RP.net contributors Stephen Schmidt, Robby Gragg, and Jack Morgan get their shots.
Metra Electric train, composed of ex-Illinois Central cars, heads into downtown Chicago after completing its run to University Park on the Metra Electric District (former IC electric line).
Metra 193 ducks under the new and old signal bridges at Westmont. A shame to see more CB&Q history biting the dust, I'll miss the CB&Q signal bridge when it's gone!
Metra action from February 2011, after the last heavy snow in Chicago.
Five Metra trains converge at the UP North/Northwest/West lines crossing of the Milwaukee District North/West/North Central Service line out of Union Station. This is a common occurrence during r... (more)
An outbound scoot rolls in front of the Chicago skyline as it begins its journey to the western suburbs.
A Milwaukee District North Line commuter train passes Lake Street Tower as it is being demolished after 88 years.
Which face do you prefer? Three-month-old Metra F40PHM-2 sits alongside its 35-year-old big brother, Burlington Northern E9AM 9914. The E didn't even make it until the end of the year before the 1... (more)
Metra joins the CP C&M Sub in Rondout as it comes off of the CP Fox Lake Sub with another sunday inbound.
Two Metra UP North line trains wait overnight at the Kenosha coach yard.
PRR vets light the way of inbounds while a veteran of a different kind lights the night sky.
Can you find the Metra train?
Catching the late afternoon sun on the racetrack, a Metra commuter serves the western suburbs of Chicago under the power of F40PH No. 117.
50 degrees for the middle of December isn't bad and the water wasn't to cold either as I waited for the Metra inbound to Joliet