Harvard (Metra station)

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Harvard Metra Station, looking northwest
Station statistics
Address 1 North Ayer Street
Harvard, Illinois
Coordinates 42°25′12″N 88°37′03″W / 42.4199°N 88.6175°W / 42.4199; -88.6175Coordinates: 42°25′12″N 88°37′03″W / 42.4199°N 88.6175°W / 42.4199; -88.6175
Connections Local Transit Pace Buses
Structure type Brick
Platforms 1 side platform, 1 island platform
Tracks 3
Parking Parking lot operated by City of Harvard
Other information
Opened 1993
Accessible Handicapped/disabled access
Owned by Union Pacific
Fare zone M
Preceding station   Metra   Following station
Terminus Union Pacific Northwest
Harvard Branch
toward Ogilvie

Harvard is a station on Metra's Union Pacific/Northwest Line located in Harvard, Illinois. The station is the terminus of the Northwest Line. It is the only Metra station located in the M zone, and is the farthest Metra station from Chicago at 62.8 miles (101.1 km).[1] The station contains a parking lot operated by the City of Harvard.

Being Chicago's most northwesterly commuter rail station, the Harvard station attracts commuters from the Rockford and Belvidere region of northern Illinois as well as South-Central Wisconsin.

Bus connections[edit]


  • 808: Crystal Lake-Harvard


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