18th Street (Metra station)

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18th Street
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Station statistics
Address 18th Street Near Calumet Avenue
Near South Side, Chicago, IL
Coordinates 41°51′28″N 87°37′05″W / 41.85790°N 87.61792°W / 41.85790; -87.61792Coordinates: 41°51′28″N 87°37′05″W / 41.85790°N 87.61792°W / 41.85790; -87.61792
Line(s)
Platforms 1 Island platform
Tracks 4
Other information
Owned by METRA
Fare zone A
Services
Preceding station   Metra   Following station
Metra Electric District

The 18th Street Station is a commuter rail station within the city of Chicago that serves the Metra Electric Line north to Millennium Station and south to University Park, Blue Island, and South Chicago. For many Metra Electric trains, this is a flag stop, and the train will only stop there if specifically requested by a passenger.[1]

The station is also occasionally served by trains of the South Shore Line to Gary and South Bend, Indiana, on an exceptional basis for Chicago Bears home games during football season.

The station was originally built by the Illinois Central railroad (ICRR). The railroad was first built in 1907.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Metra Electric: Chicago to University Park". Metra. 2013-05-05. Retrieved 2013-05-13. 

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