While making a run to Des Plaines Hobbies, I decided to stop at Bensenville first. Here, Metra 416 shoves train 2242 back towards the Loop while outbound train 2223 makes a stop at Bensenville.
Holding The Crossing
Inbound train 2242 holds in place as it covers all of the crossings near the Bensenville Station as outbound 2223 slows for a stop.
A Metra train, headed from downtown Chicago to Aurora, makes a stop at the Harlem Avenue stations in Berwyn, Illinois, ona crisp January 14th, 2016. EMD-built F40PHM-2 196 leads six-car train #12... (more)
Mr. Pagel takes a look at the inbound bound for Chicago
Metra 198 pushes a inbound train past River Rd in Naperville.
Metra 211 leads a outbound train under the CB&Q signal bridge at West Eola.
Metra #125 does a roll by for the local railfans before the "Operation North Pole" trip back and forth along the Union Pacific Northwest Line, with the whole train wrapped in a scheme picked out b... (more)
Metra's NIRC SW1 1 tows a new Metra F59PH west through the West Pullman neighborhood
Metra 186 leads a outbound train into Hinsdale for a stop.
An inbound Metra train for LaSalle Street Station crosses the diamond protected by the 16th St. Tower outside downtown Chicago. The tower stands over the crossing of Metra's Rock Island District o... (more)
Back in 2014, a inbound Metra train ducks under the since-removed CB&Q signal bridge and its replacement in Westmont.
Metra train 1245 (Chicago to Aurora) heads into the sunset as the ten car train passes through Berwyn, Illinois, on November 12th, 2015.
Metra inbound train 1270 (Aurora to Chicago) makes a stop at Harlem Avenue in Berwyn, Illinois, on a blustery November 12th, 2015.
Fresh from the paint booth, Metra #97 sees sunlight for the first time in new dress.
Metra's new F59PH number 97 leads a "scoot" away from the city towards the coach yard during the morning rush.