The Metra ONP trainset sits in Ogilvie awaiting departure for the UP North Line.
After a successful run from Des Plaines to Crystal Lake and back, the 2017 Metra/Union Pacific Operation North Pole Express deadheads back towards Crystal Lake along main two, stirring up a little... (more)
Metra 166 pushes a inbound train around the big curve on the west edge of Glen Ellyn.
Metra 166, running wrong main, departs Glen Ellyn with a outbound, passing the carnival in town.
Three Metra F40's await the Monday morning commute as they sit on sidings near the Cyrstal Lake Metra station.
Metra outbound train 505, pulled by Metra 166, and EMD F40PH-2, approaches the platforms of the Wheaton Metra station, about five minutes behind schedule.
Metra 166 provides the power for the inbound as they pass the UP 7858 at Marion Street in Oak Park. There was another train parked at River Forest with a CSX SD70MAC leading that afternoon.
Metra 166 highballs a scoot westbound out of Wheaton past Hill 25.
Warming up for the morning push to Chicago, as I wait for my train from Kenosha.