METX 119 leads an outbound doubleheader into LaGrange as a high-speed Amtrak gains in the background, blaring its K5LA airhorn.
Freshly rebuilt F40PHM-3 196 hustles a Metra train through the maze of tracks leading out of Union Station with a load of passengers for Aurora.
An outbound Metra commuter train from Chicago to Joliet approaches its station stop in Mokena.
At rush hour this area is like a bee-hive with trains coming and going. Seeing this for the first time in person was special. When you live in an area that has a single track mainline that sees 8-... (more)
A busy afternoon along the "Racetrack" in LaGrange.
With the Willis Tower and Union Power Station in the backdrop, a Metra Commuter train with The Village of Cary engine as power, backs into Union Station in preparation for the evening rush hour.
The Metra Rock Island heritage unit sits at LaSalle Street Station on protect duty (and display) for the NKP 765 trips.
An inbound Metra train to Chicago passes JB Tower in West Chicago on the old Chicago & Northwestern route.
METX 184 leads one of the day's final outbounds through Mokena.
Metra 410 leads the Joliet Rocket back west through New Lenox.
METX 425 sits in LaSalle Street Station.
METX 409 hustles southbound over Hickory Creek.
METX 410 leads the final run of the Joliet Rocket back to UD.
Metra 184 leads a rock island district commuter train into the 35th street station while waiting for the Joliet Rocket excursion.
Metra departs Chicago on a busy Friday afternoon.