Reach a Metra Spokesman

For members of the news media only, please call 312-322-6776 to reach a Metra spokesperson at all hours. If you are not a member of news media, please do not call this number.

For passenger service inquiries, please call 312-322-6777 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.  For travel information evenings and Saturdays, call the RTA Travel Information Center at 312-836-7000.

Below is a list of news releases related to Metra.

April 4th, 2024

A Spanish language version of this release is available here. Just in time for summer fun, Metra is significantly boosting weekend service… read more

April 3rd, 2024

Metra and its railroad and municipal partners today announced a comprehensive list of construction projects planned for 2024. In addition… read more

March 20th, 2024

Metra announced today that it is extending the deadline for entries in its 17th Annual Safety Competition to May 5. The competition asks… read more

March 14th, 2024

Note: Materials from the open house and more details about the project can be found here. Metra will hold an open house meeting in… read more

March 7th, 2024

March 6th, 2024

St. Patrick’s Day is a time for many of the city’s most iconic traditions, from dyeing the river green to thousands of people coming out to… read more

February 29th, 2024

Students across Metra’s service area asked to “Become a Safety Influencer” by entering the rail agency’s 17th annual Metra Safety… read more

February 21st, 2024

  Metra charged into a greener future today when the Board of Directors approved a contract to buy zero-emission, battery-powered… read more

February 6th, 2024

Ditch the keys to your old jalopy and hit the road to the 2024 Chicago Auto Show via the quickest, most affordable and hassle-free way –… read more

January 17th, 2024

The Metra Board of Directors today adopted a Passenger Code of Conduct that identifies prohibited behaviors for anyone using Metra… read more