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  1. Random Metra

    Just saw 4 old ME cars arriving in KYD yard being pulled by switcher #4 the cars look to be in a decent shape. Any ideas on what they are doing or where these came from?
  2. Random Metra

    Metra 6183 new trucks, windows, and modern usb outlets
  3. Metra ex CNW bilevels

    The union station yard... ummm the yard right next to union station as you are entering in. Not sure of its official name
  4. Metra ex CNW bilevels

    I saw a sanded down VRE with windows masked/taped at KYD today and I saw another VRE same condition but windows not taped but sanded down at Union Station Yard a few weeks ago. Also 7270 is at KYD as well. Both VRE had no existing numbers on them btw
  5. Random Metra

    Also got to to ride in one of those 1950 cars pretty cool cushy ride!! Car number 7869 Gray
  6. Random Metra

    Got to ride in metra 6010 car... looks to be refreshed with new windows and maybe led lighting.. but the outlets were modern. Also metra 6004 was also refreshed
  7. Random Metra

    Metra Alters ME schedule starting Nov 5.... some trains will start two - three minutes earlier or later. Weekend trains bumped as well. They claim it’s to clear up congestion.. Any thoughts on this? I just know since the schedule change on this line Ridership at certain stops have declined
  8. Random Metra

    I thought it was was an 8 but perhaps you are correct.. As all cars where in use
  9. Random Metra

    Electric district on an 8 car train... I’ve seen cameras once before a long time ago. Before it was just one camera but this car had about 3 cameras
  10. Random Metra

    Metra has deployed camera now
  11. Detailed 3200s Rehab Progress

    I was on the brown line in the cab car seat facing the end of the line... on curves I noticed the trucks and they looked completely different... there seemed to be a lot going on that was new... I have a not soo good picture I will post
  12. Detailed 3200s Rehab Progress

    The other day I noticed some freshly rehabbed cars on the brown line... one interesting thing was that the trucks were different than the other cars. Those trucks had yellow thing by the rail. It looked like the yellow things would sit perfectly on rail if it kneeled. Anyone know whats up with that
  13. 2018 Metra Budget

    Oh ok yes... customers were very upset and I believe because of the metra change now the ridership is low... those passengers would have to wait around an hour for next train which would be pointless. Also, I've noticed less people at usual stops than before.
  14. 2018 Metra Budget

    These were customers at the 211th stop. General time is now the 9:55am formerly 10:05am weekday and weekend now 1:47pm formerly the 1:57pm.
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