Metra to offer extra service for Bank of America Chicago Marathon

Publication Date
Thursday, September 30, 2021

Metra will operate extra early morning inbound and early afternoon outbound trains on five of its lines for participants and spectators going to the Bank of America Chicago Marathon on Sunday, Oct. 10.

Extra service will be offered on the BNSF, Metra Electric, Milwaukee District North and Union Pacific Northwest and West lines. The service will run in addition to regularly scheduled Sunday trains. Other lines with Sunday service will operate on their regular Sunday schedule.

Whether you are running in the race or cheering on the runners, don’t forget to save money on your trip with Metra’s $7 Sunday Day Pass, good for unlimited rides all day. Plus, weekend Family Fares allow up to three children 11 and under to ride free with a fare-paying adult. And remember, now when you ride Metra, you can buy tickets right from your smartphone with the Ventra App. Download it from the App Store or Google Play.

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