La Fox (Metra station)
|Address||40 West 999 Keslinger Road
La Fox, Illinois
|Platforms||1 side platform, 1 island platform|
|Parking||300 (2007 count)|
|Opened||January 23, 2006|
La Fox is a station on Metra's Union Pacific/West Line, located in La Fox, Illinois, an unincorporated area in Kane County, Illinois. The station is 40.9 miles (65.8 km) away from Ogilvie Transportation Center, the eastern terminus of the West Line. In Metra's zone-based fare system, La Fox is in zone I.
La Fox station is located at ground level and consists of two platforms, one side, and one island. Three tracks run through the station, and all tracks are served by a platform. There is an unstaffed shelter next to the south track. La Fox has no bus connections.
Inbound Metra trains to Chicago either use the south track or the middle track, depending on the time of day. Outbound Metra trains to Elburn use the south track. The north track is not used by Metra trains. Freight trains use all the tracks. During rush hours, out-of-service Metra trains bypass the station on their way to the Elburn rail yard. No in service trains bypass the station with the exception of the 5:04 service from Ogilvie station. LaFox is the only Metra station named after an unincorporated area. The station serves LaFox, Campton Hills, and parts of Geneva.
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