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  1. Random Metra

    Sorry up north
  2. Random Metra

    On the UP line going north past clyborn looks the a new track is almost complete across the river bridge. It looks like track would go as far as near the next bridge. My question is will this extended further or is this only a siding? It just appears if this was part of the main line that it would be a bottle neck due to angle of track.
  3. CTA Rail Service Alerts

    Any one know what happened yesterday in the loop with all the reroutes? Pink line was no where to be found, red line was above ground, and to go from washington/wabash to clinton on a harlem train took 25 minutes. It was chaos yesterday, the conductor was fighting back with people over the PA system.
  4. Random Metra

    MED is having power issues better take rock island train at 11:45pm
  5. From what I have heard, the PTC system has to be reprogrammed with how many cars/locomotives and the route/line/run itself. I believe it only takes 5-10 minutes to program it.
  6. I think he was referring to the additional time to reprogram the PTC computer has made the schedules off.
  7. CTA 'L' Rosters

    I could of sworn I saw a 3200 series train yesterday while I was on metra NCS line
  8. Random Metra

    Finally found metra 126 that was borrowed by Indiana line back in late 80’s
  9. Random Metra

    The Tennesse RTA has got to be using some of the oldest cab cars!!!
  10. Random Metra

    I notice sometimes when I use Ventra and Apple Pay to purchase a ticket... sometime my debit card will pop up an alert via Apple Pay for a different amount. Example ticket is 7.25 but alert will say 10.00 Ventra... Anyone else notice this?
  11. Random Metra

    Were they a one off type of gallery car? I see nothing else similar to them in the fleet. They seem tighter inside than say the carbon steel cars which I believe are from 1950 but i could be wrong
  12. Random Metra

    Quick question.... how old are the bnsf gallery cars that are branded BNSF with each car with 3 digit numbers?
  13. Random Metra

    USB ports and all?
  14. Metra 553, 555

    I normally ride the train with this car and see a few people enter it... My Question is what stop do these people get off on at? I ride in the car right after it and we always pass the station to make sure rear is on. When I get off at Waukegan the private car still isn't accessible. just curious
  15. Metra Electric Highliners

    Thanks Richard for all the detailed information you really gave me a good idea about the situation. When I was referring to the SouthShore equipment it was information that I received from motor man on CTA 4391 street car... I had asked him before I found you on here. I was going to stop by today but got sidetracked with other things. Keep me in the loop on any updates on the highliners.. drop me a PM Take Care, Rich