Blue Island (Metra station)

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Blue Island
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A Metra Electric Highliner at Blue Island.
Station statistics
Address

Vermont Street near Irving Street

Blue Island, IL
Blue Island, IL
Coordinates 41°39′21″N 87°40′34″W / 41.6559°N 87.6761°W / 41.6559; -87.6761Coordinates: 41°39′21″N 87°40′34″W / 41.6559°N 87.6761°W / 41.6559; -87.6761
Line(s)
Connections Local Transit CTA & Pace Buses
Platforms 1 Island platform
Tracks 2
Parking Yes
Baggage check No
Other information
Opened 1935
Rebuilt 1965
Electrified 1500v DC
Accessible Handicapped/disabled access
Owned by METRA
Fare zone D
Services
Ticket Vending Machines
Preceding station   Metra   Following station
Metra Electric District
Blue Island Branch
Terminus
Rock Island District
toward Joliet
Rock Island District
Transfer at: Vermont Street
Rush hour

The Blue Island Metra station is the terminus of the Metra Electric Metra line from downtown Chicago, Illinois to Blue Island, Illinois. It is in fare Zone D.

Vermont Street Metra station over the road serves Metra's Rock Island District, which service splits here to the north; most trains run via the Suburban Line, with some rush-hour trains heading north-east. Blue Island and Vermont Street stations share the same parking facilities and bus connections.

Bus connections[edit]

CTA

  • #49A South Western

Pace

  • #348 Riverdale Connector
  • #349 South Western
  • #359 Robbins/South Kedzie Avenue
  • #385 87th/111th/127th

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