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Metra MP36 401, the "Ollie" Tibbles unit, leads a outbound train under the Pennsy signals at Racine Ave in Chicago. This unit was recently rebuilt to MP36PH-3C standards at Metra's 47th ... (more)
Metra 418 pulls into Blue Island, IL to drop off some passengers before continuing towards Joliet.
Rock Island service departs Lasalle Street Station.
A Fox Lake-bound train is lead by ex-Amtrak F40PH 258, now Metra's 215, seen here crossing over on the CP Milwaukee Subdivision at Rondout.
One of Metra's three F59PH locomotives, No. 99, leads an outbound express through Franklin Park bringing people home from working in the Windy City.
Metra has been 'gambling' with the addition of large-scale advertisements on their lead cab cars and, occasionally, their locomotives. This seems preferable to the Jimmy John's paint scheme recent... (more)
The afternoon rush hour is underway as seen just from the throat of Chicago Union Station.
Sears (Willis) Towerkeeping an eye on the yard.
Metra & Amtrak
Chicago Terminal Yard (Chicago Union Station) -
South Side Chicago, Illinois, USA
29 May 2013
Metra #197 [EMD F40PHM-2] be... (more)
METX 196 shoves on the rear of an inbound Metra train.
F40PH-3's 100 and 216 double head a rush hour "Suburban" bound for Fox Lake as they cross over at Rondout.
Metra 917 departs passes CP-Lumber with a train bound for Joliet. Leading the way is F59PH 99, one of three such models on Metra. On the left is the Amtrak Y25 yard job, which is spinning an inbou... (more)
Metra 8307 departs Chicago with a bilevel EMU consist for points south.
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Metra 127 departs Elmhurst with a outbound train.