Elgin station (Illinois)

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Elgin
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A Metra train in Elgin
Location 109 West Chicago Street
Elgin, Illinois 60120
Coordinates 42°02′10″N 88°17′10″W / 42.0362°N 88.2861°W / 42.0362; -88.2861Coordinates: 42°02′10″N 88°17′10″W / 42.0362°N 88.2861°W / 42.0362; -88.2861
Owned by City of Elgin
Line(s)
Platforms 2 side platforms (one platform acts like an island platform)
Tracks 4 (2 end at the station)
Connections Local Transit Pace Buses
Construction
Parking Yes
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Fare zone H
History
Opened 1947
Services
Preceding station   Metra   Following station
Terminus
Milwaukee District West
  Future Services  
Preceding station   BSicon LOGO Amtrak2.svg Amtrak   Following station
Black Hawk
Terminus

Elgin is one of three stations on Metra's Milwaukee District/West in Elgin, Illinois. The station is 36.6 miles (58.9 km) away from Union Station, the eastern terminus of the line.[1] In Metra's zone-based fare system, Elgin is in zone H.

The Elgin Metra station was to also serve as a stop on the revival of Black Hawk Amtrak service between Chicago, Rockford and Dubuque, that was supposed to begin in 2015,[2] but has since been put on hold for further review by IDOT by Governor Bruce Rauner, and it is unknown whether it will proceed.[3] The original proposal for the route was to have a station in South Elgin.

Weekend trains on the Milwaukee District West terminate here.

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