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BYB Test 8
First Published - 12/23/2016 - 11:34AM

BYB Test 8 on About Metra

Last Updated - 12/23/2016 - 11:34AM
Global Password Reset
First Published - 09/06/2018 - 1:54PM

As of [XXX date], Metra website account users will be required to reset their Metra account password on your next login attempt, and specific instructions will be sent to the account email address. This is a one-time request made for security purposes.

Last Updated - 09/06/2018 - 1:54PM

Operations and Ridership Data

Metra oversees all commuter rail operations in northeastern Illinois region, with responsibility for day-to-day operations, fare and service levels, capital improvements and planning. The Metra system is comprised of 11 separate lines radiating out from Chicago’s Loop, and serves more than 100 communities at 241 rail stations.

 

Weekday Ridership and Service Levels (July 2014 - June 2015)

  Route Miles # of Trains Avg. Weekday Ridership
 
BNSF 37.5 94 64,900
Electric District
(University Park, Blue Island, South Chicago)
40.6 170 33,500
Heritage Corridor (Joliet) 37.2 6 2,400
Milwaukee District      
North (Fox Lake) 49.5 60 23,100
West (Elgin) 39.8 58 22,300
North Central Service
(Antioch)
52.8 22 5,800
Rock Island District
(Joliet, Blue Island)
46.6 69 29,300
SouthWest Service
(Manhattan)
40.8 30 9,900
Union Pacific      
North (Kenosha, WI) 51.6 70 34,200
Northwest (Harvard, McHenry) 70.5 65 39,900
West (Elburn) 43.6 59 28,100
Total 487.5 703 293,600

Metra Statistics

Farebox Recovery 55%
 
On-Time Performance 96.2%
Route Miles 487.7
Track Miles 1,155.1
Average Weekday Passengers 293,600
Average Weekend Passengers 110,200
Annual Passenger Trips 81.6
Trains Scheduled per Weekday 704
Trains Scheduled per Weekend 459
Diesel Locomotives 146
Trailer & Cab Coaches 837
Multiple-Unit Electric Cars 186

*All data excludes NICTD South Shore

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