South Shore (Metra station)
|Address||71st Street near Yates Boulevard & US 41 (South Shore Drive)
South Shore, Chicago, Illinois
|Platforms||1 island platform|
|Ticket Vending Machines
South Shore Metra Electric is an electrified commuter rail station along the South Chicago Branch of the Metra Electric Line, on the South Shore neighborhood of Chicago. Metra gives the official located at 71st Street near Yates Boulevard and South Shore Drive (U.S. Route 41), however the station is actually located on nearby Exchange Avenue, and is 10.28 miles (16.54 km) away from the northern terminus at Randolph Street Station. In Metra's fare-based system, South Shore Station is in zone B.
Along with Windsor Park and Cheltenham stations, South Shore Station is one of three that run along the median of Exchange Avenue, just southeast of 71st Street, which contains Stony Island Avenue and Bryn Mawr stations. Limited side-street parking is available for this station along 72nd Street between Exchange Avenue and Yates Boulevard. Bus connections are provided by the Chicago Transit Authority.
- #6 Jackson Park Express
- #26 South Shore Express
- #71 71st-South Shore
- Yates Boulevard entrance from Google Maps Street View
- 72nd Street entrance from Google Maps Street View
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