Metra's CB&Q heritage unit departs Fairview with a outbound train.
Metra’s Newest Chicago & Northwestern Commemorative Locomotive cruises over the Fox River in Geneva on a beautiful Monday morning.
METX 190 takes an outbound bound for 179th street south by Wolf Road on the Metra SWS. About 1 hour later, on its inbound run to Chicago, the 190 suffered a major mechanical failure enroute to Uni... (more)
Yellow leaves, yellow signs and yellow locomotives? All three go well together as Metra's latest heritage locomotive brings a non-revenue train through Des Plaines.
One of the evening parade of westbound "Dinkys".
METX 405 is in charge of an outbound train to Big Timber Road on a beautiful day.
Former Cascades AMTK 468 shoves on an inbound train to the city. Of note is the removal of the skirts to expose the fuel tank.
METX 402 is tied up for the day soaking in all the sun sporting it's State of Illinois paint scheme.
A Saturday afternoon Metra commuter train heads out of Chicago on the Milwaukee behind MP36 426. The train is passing under one of the more unique signal installations on Metra, with signal heads ... (more)
A Metra outbound train, led by a single F40PH-3, meets a pair of WSOR units at the Fox Lake station. It’s rare to see a meet between the two railroads in daylight. Wisconsin Southern usually opera... (more)
A lone passenger in full COVID PPE with mask and gloves waits to board a Sunday evening train pulled by Metra's recently-repainted "State of Illinois" MP36. 402, the first MP36 delivered... (more)
A Chicago Metra F40PHM-2 or "Winnebago" number 219 is flying down the aptly named Race Track during a busy Chicago rush hour. This train is a limited stop express train originating in do... (more)
METX 198 takes a 2 car train after spending the day in Chicago. 198 is the first of many PHM-3s to receive the black roof, instead of the silver roof