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Fri Apr 9, 2021, 10:06 AM

Illinois: Metra adding service on three lines as some riders return





Metra is adding trains next week to its BNSF, Milwaukee District North and North Central Service lines as ridership ticks up.

Metra, which largely serves commuters, cut weekday service in half at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, followed by further cuts on its three least busy lines. Since then, it has restored some service.

Beginning Monday, Metra will add four trains to the BNSF line that runs between Chicago’s Union Station and Aurora: two morning inbound trains, one morning outbound train and one afternoon outbound train.

On the Milwaukee District North line, four trains will also be added, one inbound and one outbound each in the morning and evening. The North Central Service to Antioch will add a morning inbound train and an evening outbound train. .............(more)

https://www.masstransitmag.com/rail/news/21217323/il-metra-adding-service-on-three-lines-as-some-riders-return




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Fri Apr 9, 2021, 10:14 AM

1. Good!

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Fri Apr 9, 2021, 10:15 AM

2. A great sign things are slowly returning....

My corporate campus is seeing more and more return each week. We’ve been on a voluntary return. I came back in September, when it was a real ghost town. The last month has seen a lot of people come back. Feels good!

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