Witnesses said the woman, who appeared to be in her 30s, was attempting to cross the tracks when she slipped and fell and the train struck her.
Metra announced Friday it would increase fares for all its tickets while cutting some midday and weekend service to close a funding deficit.
Metra leaders say the agency has no choice given a $45 million shortfall they attributed to funding cuts and growing expenses.
A pedestrian was fatally struck by a Rock Island District Metra train Monday evening in southwest suburban Midlothian, authorities said.
The charges stem from an incident on Jan. 15, 2015, when Robertson arrested a suspect at Millennium Station for trespassing, according to Metra.
Metra announced it will adjust the schedule for its Metra Electric Line starting at the beginning of November.
No one was in the vehicle when it was struck, and no passengers or Amtrak employees were injured, authorities said.
Many of the train’s passengers were Cubs fans leaving the city after the team’s season-ending loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers.
How do you look a welfare recipient in the eye and tell them a TV commercial is more important than putting food on their table?
Trains on the South Chicago branch of the Metra Electric line were halted during the morning commute Wednesday after a train struck a vehicle.
Cutting funding for transit won’t fix anything. If the regional economy is going to prosper, transit needs to get back on track.
Metra plans to raise fares, cut service, citing “the worst financial crisis for transit in Chicago since horse cars started operating” in the 1800s.
A woman killed when her car was struck by a train on Metra’s Union Pacific-Northwest lines Wednesday afternoon has been identified as a 25-year-old no
Metra said train 1291 was delayed 30-40 minutes due to a vehicle striking the bridge near the Lavergne station at Windor and Ridgeland avenues.
“Extensive delays” are expected on Metra’s Union Pacific-Northwest line after a train struck a vehicle on the Northwest Side on Wednesday afternoon.