Metra to add midday express service on Rock Island Line - Reduces travel time up to 20 minutes
CHICAGO (July 11, 2016) – Beginning Aug. 1, Metra will launch a trial program to enhance midday service on the Rock Island Line by adding express trains that will speed the trip between suburban stations and downtown Chicago by 15 to 20 minutes. Metra is modifying its schedule to add three inbound express trains and two outbound express runs during the midday.
A summary of the changes accompanies this release. New timetables will be available shortly on Rock Island trains and stations. The new schedule also can be found at metrarail.com.