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Mar 17, 2022
BNSF schedule changes coming March 28
Updated schedule adds trains, restoring service to near to pre-pandemic levels
CHICAGO (March 16, 2022) – Beginning Monday, March 28, Metra will be implementing significant changes to the BNSF Line schedule, adding trains to reduce crowding and restore service to near pre-pandemic levels.
Under the new BNSF Line schedule, weekday service will increase from 86 to 91 trains. Four new trains will be added to the schedule and three trains that were removed from the schedule in November 2021 will be restored. Two late morning rush hour trains that provided all stop service between Chicago and Brookfield will no longer operate. To accommodate the additional trains, there will be multiple adjustments to departure times and stopping patterns across the BNSF Line’s weekday schedule. Adjustments to intermediate departure times have also been made
Read the full press release here.