Elmhurst station (Illinois)

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Metra depot, Elmhurst IL, August 1994.jpg
The depot at Elmhurst in August 1994
Location 128 West 1st Street at York Road
Elmhurst, IL 60126
Coordinates 41°53′59″N 87°56′27″W / 41.8998°N 87.9408°W / 41.8998; -87.9408Coordinates: 41°53′59″N 87°56′27″W / 41.8998°N 87.9408°W / 41.8998; -87.9408
Owned by City of Elmhurst
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 3
Connections Pace Buses
Parking Yes
Bicycle facilities Yes
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Fare zone D
Opened 1890[citation needed]
Rebuilt 1990[citation needed]
Passengers (2014) 2,313 (avg. weekday)[1]
Rank 7 out of 236[1]
Preceding station   Metra   Following station
toward Elburn
Union Pacific West
toward Ogilvie

Elmhurst is a Metra commuter railroad station in downtown Elmhurst, a western suburb of Chicago. It is served by the Union Pacific/West Line, and lies 15.7 miles (25.3 km) from the eastern terminus.[2] Trains go east to Ogilvie Transportation Center in Chicago and as far west as Elburn, Illinois. Travel time to Ogilvie ranges from 39 minutes on local trains to 26 minutes on express trains, as there are some trains that go non-stop between Elmhurst and Chicago. Evening peak trains make the run between Ogilvie and Elmhurst in as little as 24 minutes. Some weekday outbound trains end their trips at Elmhurst.

Elmhurst station circa 1890

The station is on ground level, on York Street between 1st Street and Park Avenue. Elmhurst College and Wilder Park Conservatory are both several blocks away. Pace suburban buses stop on York Street and on 1st Street.

Bus connections[edit]


  • 309 Lake Street


  1. ^ a b Metra (December 2014). "Metra Commuter Rail System Station Boarding/Alighting Count, Summary Results Spring 2014" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2016-03-26. 
  2. ^ "Metra Railfan Tips - Union Pacific/West Line". Archived from the original on May 7, 2010. 

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