METX 404 approaching Belmont on a very nice fall day in the west suburbs.
An outbound Metra flies through Highlands which sees service only during the rush hour. The new tri-light signal bridge was lifted earlier in the day after being delivered earlier in the week on ... (more)
After making their station stop an eastbound Metra rolls by the spring flowers at the Hinsdale station.
One, two, three! Inbound commuter is about to meet the two in the distance. For another shot after this train left, see Railroad: MetraLocomotive: MPI MP36PH-3SLocation: Hinsdale, Illinois, USALocomotive #: METX 404Train ID: 1276Photo Date: February 18, 2010
Still looks like Christmas here as an inbound train waits to depart Downers Grove Main Street back to the Loop.
As lake effect snow clouds roll over the city of Chicago, an outbound Metra BNSF commuter train pulls into the Cicero, IL depot to drop off a load of rush hour commuters.
Metra 404 West arrives at Aurora in a snowstorm.
With a heavy snow falling, an MP36 boards Chicago bound passengers. The blurred snow almost reminds me of Van Gogh's Starry Night.
A Metra MP36 rests at the Downers Grove station on a Chicago-bound commuter train.
Metra MP36 404 leads an outbound train past Eola Yard.
The early morning sunlight shines off the side of coaches as Metra commuter train 1302 shoves east to Chicago.
Another in the parade of dinkies rounds the bend coming into Lisle.
One of the last trains of the evening rush departs Union Station, headed for the western suburbs.
As an Amtrak zips by, a Metra approaches the Belmont station.
There are many lively and well kept downtown areas along Metra in the western Chicago suburbs, as witnessed by this photo at LaGrange.