Inbound train heads into Chicago Union Station during the evening rush. Some folks working in some of those buildings in the background will no less be on the this train going the other direction.
An express train is quickly catching up to a train slowing for a stop at the Lisle commuter station. The signal on the right track is green which is for an Amtrak train that will blast past liter... (more)
Two MP36's team up on this outbound express.
After Metra 409 stalled at MP 35.5, Metra 410 came to the rescue, coupled on and shoved one and pulled the other train back to Chicago, you can see the 410 straining in the middle as they pass the... (more)
Running a couple of minutes behind, the 421 brings her train into the Franklin Park station.
The early morning sunlight shines off the side of coaches as Metra commuter train 1302 shoves east to Chicago.
A MP36 drags commuters home.
Another in the parade of dinkies rounds the bend coming into Lisle.
Metra 207 rolls over one of my favorite bridges in Chicago. If you look closely at the two squares on the concrete bridge, you can read "New York Central" and "Rock Island." The trains this brid... (more)
A Metra train on the BNSF line in Aurora Ill.
End of a long day at the Aurora Metra yard on the BNSF line
The sun briefly appears to catch an outbound train fly by as a severe thunderstorm rages over downtown Chicago in the distance.