South Chicago (93rd Street) (Metra station)
|93rd Street South Chicago|
|Address||93rd Street near Baltimore Street
South Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
|Platforms||1 Island platform|
|Ticket Vending Machines
The South Chicago (93rd Street) Metra Electric Line station is located on East 93rd St and South Baltimore Avenue (9300 S, 3300 E) in Chicago's South Chicago neighborhood. The station provides transport services to Chicago's South Chicago, South Deering, Hegewisch, and East Side neighborhoods. The station is located 13.0 miles (20.9 km) southeast of Millennium Station, the line's northern terminus at Randolph/South Water Street in downtown Chicago.
The South Chicago Branch, a 4.7-mile (7.6 km) spur line, was built for the Illinois Central Railroad (IC). The IC operated the South Chicago Branch from startup in 1883 until the line was sold, with the rest of Metra Electric, to the public sector in 1987. The line was electrified in 1926. In 2001, Metra built the 93rd Street terminus as a replacement for the 91st Street (South Chicago) terminal.
This station is the only outbound Metra terminus located within the corporate limits of the city of Chicago. It is 6 blocks south of 87th Street ME South Chicago Branch station. Travel time to Van Buren/Jackson Street station in Downtown Chicago is about 35 minutes.
- #N5 South Shore Night Bus
- #26 South Shore Express
- #30 South Chicago
- #71 71st/South Shore
- #87 87th Street
- #95E 93rd/95th