Waukegan (Metra station)

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Three locomotives at Waukegan
Station statistics
Address 95 North Spring Street
Waukegan, IL
Coordinates 42°21′39″N 87°49′42″W / 42.3607°N 87.8283°W / 42.3607; -87.8283Coordinates: 42°21′39″N 87°49′42″W / 42.3607°N 87.8283°W / 42.3607; -87.8283
Connections Local Transit Pace Buses
Platforms 1 side platform, 1 island platform
Tracks 3
Parking Yes
Baggage check No
Other information
Opened 1900[citation needed]
Rebuilt 1989[citation needed]
Electrified No
Accessible Handicapped/disabled access
Owned by Union Pacific, City of Waukegan
Fare zone H
Preceding station   Metra   Following station
toward Kenosha
Union Pacific North
toward Ogilvie

Waukegan is a railroad station in Waukegan, Illinois, United States served by Metra's Union Pacific/North Line. It is officially located on 95 North Spring Street, is 35.9 miles (57.8 km) away from Ogilvie Transportation Center, the inbound terminus of the Union Pacific/North Line,[1] and also serves commuters who travel north to Kenosha, Wisconsin. In Metra's zone-based fare system, Waukegan is in zone H.

Although Waukegan Station is not the terminus of the UP-N line, most trains along the line stop at Waukegan. The station not only contains storage tracks for Metra trains,[2] but is also located near freight lines for the Union Pacific Railroad as well as the Elgin, Joliet and Eastern Railway.[3] In addition, the station serves as a stop for the Great Lakes Naval Training Center.

Bus connections[edit]


  • 561: Castlecrest via McAree
  • 562: Gurnee via Sunset
  • 563: Great Lakes Naval Station
  • 564: Jackson/14th
  • 565: Grand Avenue
  • 568: Belvidere
  • 571: Zion
  • 572: Westfield Shoppingtown Hawthorn-Waukegan


External links[edit]

Platform along the station house.

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