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Posted on: May 4, 2021

Metra Ridership Dashboard and Next Gen Railcars


Ridership Dashboard:

As ridership continues to increase (surpassing 30,000 passenger trips on a single day last week for the first time since March 2020), Metra is working to inform their riders of the level of crowding on each train. Using the Ridership Dashboard available on the Metra website, riders will be able to view the train schedule with each train color-coded to indicate the level of ridership:

Next Gen Railcars:

New and modern Metra railcars will be ordered this year, and delivered in 2024.  Read more in the Metra newsletter, or click here to see the video about these state-of-the-art railcars that are comfortable, accessible, reliable, and safe. 

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