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Museum Campus/ 11 St. (known as Roosevelt Road until 2009 when it was rebuilt and it's entrances moved) is a sation served by most Metra Electric and South Shore Line trains. The stop is extremely simple and consists of two island platforms for the wide railroad corridor, which now includes two lanes for the McCormick Place Busway for convention gower buses. A single fully enclosed narrow staircase and elevator shaft lead up from the northern end of the modern concrete platforms up to a wide pedestrian overpass. The pedestrian overpass leads closest to parkland. The east of the station pedestrian tunnels lead under Columbus Drive and then Lake Shore Drive to the Field Museum and Shedd Aquarium under the Lake Michigan Lakefront. To the west it's a walk to Michigan Avenue across from the intersection of 11th Street. The inbound, northbound platform is completely bare expect for a series of black lampposts. The outbound, southbound platform has a silver canopy structure held up by green support structures. There is are some benches surrounded by windscreens on the platform that provide some cover for waiting passengers. The platform has almost entirely Metra branding with just a few South Shore line schedules and a few South Shore Line TVMs in the small elevator/staircase structure down to the outbound platform.

The southern end of the platforms is nearly at the bridge of Roosevelt Road. This was where the station entrances (long wooden staircases) down to wooden platforms with even fewer amenities than today were until the station was rebuilt. Today there is no longer direct access to Roosevelt Road with passengers trying to reach Roosevelt Road needing to walk around to the northern end of the platforms.
Photos 1-10 taken on 15 July, 2006; 11-21: 25 June, 2016; 22-24: 4 June, 2017

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Looking across some greenspace at the Roosevelt Road Station and it's wooden platform entrances
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A side view of a Metra train in the station
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Looking across the McCormick Place busway at the wooden Roosevelt Road platforms
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Waiting passengers sit on the platform (there few benches) waiting for their trains
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The original wooden platforms of the station
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A Roosevelt Road platform sign
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Highliner #343 rounds a curve towards the station
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Highliner #343 approaches
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Highliner #343 enters
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Getting onto a Metra Train at the Roosevelt Road Station
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Looking down from the pedestrian overpass at the platforms
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The only narrow station entrances to enclosed staircase/elevator shafts
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Plaque from the City of Chicago for the Museum Campus/11th Street 2009 opening
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A From Chicago Platform sign
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Looking across to the bare of shelter northbound platform
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A digital sign - This is 12th Street (I thought this stop was 11th Street)?
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Looking down the platforms towards Roosevelt Road
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Highliner II #1343 leads a Millennium Station-bound train into Museum Campus
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Passengers wait for an arriving South Shore Line train to South Bend
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