Metra 134 leads a outbound train past the recently restored CNW depot at Mount Prospect.
Metra's relatively new F5PH units have been providing regular service on the Heritage Corridor route between the two 'Union Stations' - Chicago and Joliet.
Metra F59PH 98 backs its train east towards the coach yard in Joliet.
Metra F59PH 99 leads Heritage Corridor train 915 into Lockport.
Metra 137 departs Berkeley with a inbound train.
An F40C sleeps with its train outside Elgin, Ill., waiting for the next morning's commuter rush.
Adam Farence Photo...
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)