News Wire: Metra adds trains for two music festivals

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Posted by Brian Schmidt on Wednesday, June 06, 2018 9:42 AM

CHICAGO — Metra will add trains on five of its most heavily traveled lines this Friday and Saturday to accommodate passengers going to a pair of music festivals. Other lines will adds cars to increase train capacity. The city will be hosting bo...

http://trn.trains.com/news/news-wire/2018/06/06-metra-adds-trains-for-two-music-festivals

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Posted by daveklepper on Wednesday, June 06, 2018 1:28 PM

Rode the Ravinia North Shore Line special summer of 1952 from the concert to Chicago Adams Street, then the Q scoot to La Grange.

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Posted by charlie hebdo on Sunday, June 10, 2018 5:03 PM

daveklepper

Rode the Ravinia North Shore Line special summer of 1952 from the concert to Chicago Adams Street, then the Q scoot to La Grange.

 

Of course the C&NW/Metra also always stopped/stops right at the festival park gate.  In CNS&M days, the C&NW station was just to the west of the North Shore Line stop, and likely a faster ride.

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Posted by daveklepper on Monday, June 11, 2018 10:30 AM

But not nearly as much fun    Road the front platform on my EMD identification card.

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