A pan of a Metra unit at speed.
The moon rises over an outbound express train and...my bike!
Not your ordinary consist!. Metra only runs multiple unit consists elephant style. Here, Metra's thouroughly washed OLI locomotive is back to back with the 215 on SWS instead of BNSF as i... (more)
What's this?!? It took me a second to gauge what I was seeing. Of the hundreds, nee, thousands of Metra trains I've seen over the past 18 years or so, I have never seen a Metra uni... (more)
Metra's Lakefront Yard sits between the South Loop neighborhood of Chicago and the Museum Campus/Soldier Field. Trains here are ready for the Friday afternoon rush.
Arriving at Joliet's Union station, about to pass UD tower.
One of the recently refurbished units leads into the evening sun.
The evening rush is dying down as the sun sets on Downers Grove/Main St. Station. An outbound train is about to knock down an approach signal as it departs for points west.
Another in the parade of outbound scoots leaves from Chicago's Union station.
Ollie leads an outbound train into Naperville during the rush for its station stop.
Metra 193 whistles and belches its way through a work crew, who take a short break until it's safe to resume roadbed and switch upkeep.
A late afternoon inbound commuter train heads in to CUS, just next to the Willis(Sears) Tower in the background on the left.
An afternoon reverse commute inbound train heads for it's next stop in LaGrange.
Pushing her way into the north entrance to CUS.