Pingree Road (Metra station)

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Pingree Road
Station statistics
Address 570 Congress Parkway at Pingree Road
Crystal Lake, Illinois
Coordinates 42°14′03″N 88°17′53″W / 42.2342°N 88.2980°W / 42.2342; -88.2980Coordinates: 42°14′03″N 88°17′53″W / 42.2342°N 88.2980°W / 42.2342; -88.2980
Line(s)
Structure type Elevated
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 2
Parking Yes: Vending
Bicycle facilities Yes
Other information
Opened September 7, 2005
Accessible Handicapped/disabled access
Fare zone I
Services
Pedestrian Tunnel
Preceding station   Metra   Following station
Terminus
Union Pacific Northwest
McHenry Branch
toward Ogilvie
toward Harvard
Union Pacific Northwest
Harvard Branch

Pingree Road is one of two commuter railroad stations on Metra's Union Pacific/Northwest line in the City of Crystal Lake, Illinois. The station is officially located at 570 Congress Parkway at Pingree Road, and lies 41.7 miles (67.1 km) from the Ogilvie Transportation Center in Chicago.[1] In Metra's zone-based fare system, Pingree Road is in zone I.

Pingree Road Station is the newest station to be constructed on the UP-NW line, which opened on September 7, 2005.[2] It serves as the southern terminus of the McHenry Branch of the UP-NW line. The actual junction between the McHenry and Main Branches is 0.8 miles (1.3 km) northwest of the station. West of the station, the Main Branch becomes the Harvard Branch. Currently, no bus connections are available at this station.

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