Cary (Metra station)

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Cary Metra Station, looking southeast
Location 100 West Main Street
at Northwest Highway
Cary, Illinois
Coordinates 42°12′32″N 88°14′29″W / 42.2090°N 88.2415°W / 42.2090; -88.2415Coordinates: 42°12′32″N 88°14′29″W / 42.2090°N 88.2415°W / 42.2090; -88.2415
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 2 tracks
Structure type Brick
Parking Yes
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Fare zone H
Opened 1952
Electrified Yes
Passengers (2014) 873 (avg. weekday)[1]
Rank 60 out of 236[2]
Preceding station   Metra   Following station
toward Harvard or McHenry
Union Pacific Northwest
toward Ogilvie

Cary is a station on Metra's Union Pacific/Northwest Line located in Cary, Illinois. The station is located at 100 W. Main St. near Northwest Highway (US 14). Cary is 38.3 miles (61.6 km) from Ogilvie Transportation Center, the southern terminus of the Union Pacific/Northwest Line.[3] In Metra's zone-based fare structure, Cary is located in zone H. The station consists of two side platforms which serve two tracks. A station house where tickets may be purchased is on the outbound platform. Parking is available.


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