A Metra commuter train has just departed Chicago Union Station and is passing Metra EMD SW1200 No. 3 moving two newly-acquired EMD F59PHI locomotives (METX Nos. 73 and 77) on the lead to the north... (more)
A Metra commuter train has just departed Chicago Union Station and is about to pass underneath Roosevelt Road in Chicago, Illinois, on November 8, 2018. The train is led by Metra No. 199, an uniqu... (more)
Metra 199 leads a outbound train into Lisle.
Adam Farence Photo
Snow-covered equipment sits in Metra's Aurora Yard waiting for its next call to go into Chicago.
Metra 199 leads its train into Naperville, for a station stop.
The engineer of the 5:00 flip climbs down from the locomotive and will walk to the cab car and go back to Chicago during the blue hour.
A BNSF/Metra Suburban train leaves the Windy City behind, headed under the crusty old Airline Bridges on the near south side of Chicago.
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Metra 199 highballs west through Eola, nearing the end of its trip to the Aurora Transportation Center.
Metra 199 leads an outbound train west through Aurora, nearing the Aurora Transportation Center.
A dinky rolls out of the downtown Metra yard toward Chicago Union Station to load up with commuters before the run to the western suburbs while AMTK 500 rolls toward the Amtrak shops.
A pair of Metra commuter trains meet at East Lisle.
Metra 199 goes into the yard first, then Metra 403 will enter. This track sees a constant parade of trains retiring to the yard at the end of each weekday morning rush hour.