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.

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

January 17th, 2024

  Metra today made permanent a COVID-era policy that allows bikes on all trains, and said it was making room for additional bikes… read more

January 16th, 2024

The Regional Transportation Authority (RTA), Metra, and Cook County jointly announce the Access Pilot Program, which will extend reduced… read more

December 18th, 2023

Metra and local leaders today celebrated the completion of a major rehab of the 103rd Street/Washington Heights Station on the Rock Island… read more

December 6th, 2023

The holiday season is upon us! Metra is once again partnering with the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Foundation for its morning… read more

November 27th, 2023

Note: The UP North Holiday Train is now sold out. Happy Holidays! Metra will operate a special Holiday Train on the Union Pacific North… read more