Blue Island station

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Blue Island
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Vermont Street near Irving Avenue

Blue Island, Illinois
Coordinates 41°39′21″N 87°40′34″W / 41.6559°N 87.6761°W / 41.6559; -87.6761Coordinates: 41°39′21″N 87°40′34″W / 41.6559°N 87.6761°W / 41.6559; -87.6761
Owned by Metra
Platforms 1 Island platform
Tracks 1
Connections Local Transit Pace
Parking Yes
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Fare zone D
Opened 1891
Rebuilt 2003
Electrified 1500v DC
Preceding station   Metra   Following station
Metra Electric District
Blue Island Branch
Rock Island District
toward Joliet
Rock Island District
Transfer at: Vermont Street
Rush hour

Blue Island is a Metra train station. It is the terminal station of the Metra Electric District line from downtown Chicago, Illinois to Blue Island, Illinois. It is in fare Zone D.

The Vermont Street Metra station on the south side of Vermont Street serves Metra's Rock Island District, which service splits at that station creating a spur Suburban Line which services stations in Blue Island, Morgan Park, Beverly Hills, Brainard and Auburn/Gresham, with some rush-hour trains heading north-east on the main line. Blue Island and Vermont Street stations share the same parking facilities and bus connections.

Bus connections[edit]


  • 348 Harvey/Riverdale/Blue Island
  • 349 South Western
  • 359 Robbins/South Kedzie Avenue
  • 385 87th/111th/127th

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