Chicago

METRA & Tracks and Freight in the Chicago Area
METRA is a commuter rail. It operates 12 suburban train lines from several downtown Chicago Terminals, they run to a total of 230 Stations and cover a total distance of 495 miles. The South Shore lines run



(metra1.jpg) A METRA Electric South Shore Line train south of Van Buren Street Station.13 October, 2003 (metra2.jpg) A METRA Electric South Shore Line Pantograph (metra3.jpg) A METRA Electric South Shore Line train south of Van Buren Street Station. Passing an idol train (metra4.jpg) A METRA Electric South Shore Line train (background) passing two idol trains south of Van Buren Street Station.
(metra5.jpg) A METRA Electric South Shore Line train south of Van Buren Street Station. (metra6.jpg) A downtown METRA Station taken on top of Sears Tower (metra7.jpg) A train Yard near downtown, on the banks of the Chicago River, taken on top of Sears Tower (metra8.jpg) A train Yard near downtown, on the banks of the Chicago River, taken on top of Sears Tower
(metra9.jpg) A downtown station, on the banks of the Chicago River, taken on top of Sears Tower (metra10.jpg) The tracks leading from the previous picture, taken on top of Sears Tower (metra11.jpg) Looking up at the Concrete structure of METRA's electric line station at 55th/56th/57th (23 October, 2004) (metra12.jpg) Looking into the waiting area and ticket area at 55th/56th/57th (23 October, 2004)



(metra13.jpg) METRA Ticket Vending Machines at 55th/56th/57th (23 October, 2004)



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