Heading out the south end of CUS.
Rush hour is beginning! An inbound express rips through the station leaving a "smoke tail" in its wake as a local can be seen in the distance during the blue hour. The soon to be installe... (more)
A clear late winter day allows a nice view of the Chicago skyline. From right to left are the Willis(Sears) Tower, Standard Oil building, Trump Tower and the Hancock.
An afternoon outbound train comes to it's stop at Western Springs.
Outbound Metra trains on Main 1 and 3 race to the Naperville Station. Main 3's train was going just a bit quicker and won.
One of the two newest locomotive aquisitions shoves her train back to Chicago. Both the 215 and 216 are rebuilt ex-AMTK units.
Commuter train passes a pile of ties indicating impending trackwork.
An outbound train from Chicago heads west for it's next stop, Route 59.
A commuter looks away from the tracks as an express is about to zip past him at track speed. I see this guy walking to the station every morning and from the station every night.
The BNSF conductor waits for everyone to board before giving the engineer a highball.
Metra MP36 412 departs Tinley Park with an inbound.
Fresh paint on the recent rebuild reflect the late evening sun.
An inbound commuter train leaves the sunset behind.
New signals wait to be raised onto the main line at Finley Road. As of right now there are no waysides between Winfield and Elmhurst.
The morning car traffic has lightened up as has the commuter train rush. Some light snow fell overnight, but only enough to make the roads wet in the 5th snowiest February and 7th snowiest season ... (more)