Forest Glen (Metra station)

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Forest Glen
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Address 5310 North Forest Glen Avenue
Forest Glen, Chicago, Illinois 60630
Coordinates 41°58′41″N 87°45′20″W / 41.9781°N 87.7556°W / 41.9781; -87.7556Coordinates: 41°58′41″N 87°45′20″W / 41.9781°N 87.7556°W / 41.9781; -87.7556
Line(s)
Connections Local Transit CTA Buses
Structure type Open Shelter
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 2
Parking Yes
Other information
Fare zone C
Services
Preceding station   Metra   Following station
toward Fox Lake
Milwaukee District North

Forest Glen Station is one of two Metra commuter railroad stations in the Forest Glen section of Chicago, Illinois, along the Milwaukee District/North Line. It is located at 5301 North LeClaire Avenue, is 10.2 miles (16.4 km) away from Union Station, the southern terminus of the line,[1] and serves commuters between Union Station and Fox Lake, Illinois. In Metra's zone-based fare system, Forest Glen is in zone C.

The station is little more than an open sheltered platform, and is located south of the Cook County Forest Preserve. On-Street parking is available along Forest Glen Avenue and North LeClaire Avenue between Elston and north of Balmoral Avenue. The main parking lot for the station exists between Balmoral and Catalpa Avenues. The CTA #92 Foster bus can be accessed one block south at LeClaire and Foster or two blocks southeast at Elston and Foster.

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CTA Buses

  • #92 Foster (One block south at LeClaire and Foster)

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