Metra 214, wearing Operation Livesaver decals, leads a outbound train into Hinsdale.
Metra 214 hammers past 403 with an express, which will make its first stop at Downers Grove in about 15 minutes.
The Friday Evening Rush is in full swing as several Metra trains move around Chicago Union Station on a beautiful summer afternoon.
Unusual back-to-back, clean and freshly painted, Metra locomotives 214/215 push in to Chicago Union Station. The locomotives are back-to-back for a private car charter to be operated the next day,... (more)
Metra's Operation Livesaver unit leads a outbound train into Westmont.
A outbound Amtrak Wolverine departs Union Station as several Metra trainsets line up waiting for their turns into Union Station to pick up commuters anxious to get home from a long day of work.
Metra 214, the Operation Livesaver unit, makes a stop in LaGrange. This was the last unit built just down the road from here at EMD's LaGrange plant before all production was moved to London, ON.
The often overlooked, unique detail of Metra 214...
Operation Lifesaver 214 heads west towards the Aurora Transportation Center.
An outbound express rushes past a local making its stop whose passengers have already dis-embarked from the train.
Wrapping up a station stop at Highland Park the train in the foreground is about to depart while another heads towards Chicago in the background.
Not your ordinary consist!. Metra only runs multiple unit consists elephant style. Here, Metra's thouroughly washed OLI locomotive is back to back with the 215 on SWS instead of BNSF as i... (more)
What's this?!? It took me a second to gauge what I was seeing. Of the hundreds, nee, thousands of Metra trains I've seen over the past 18 years or so, I have never seen a Metra uni... (more)
An afternoon outbound train comes to it's stop at Western Springs.