Galewood (Metra station)
|Location||2031 North Narragansett Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60639
|Platforms||2 Side platforms|
Galewood is a station on Metra's Milwaukee District/West Line in Galewood neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois. The station is 8.6 miles (13.8 km) away from Union Station, the eastern terminus of the line. In Metra's zone-based fare system, Galewood is in zone B.
Galewood is located at grade level and consists of two side platforms which serve two tracks. A third center track also runs through the station, though trains running on this track cannot stop. The tracks also carry Metra's North Central Service trains, though they do not stop at Galewood. A waiting room is available at Galewood, but there is no ticket agent. Parking lots are located adjacent to and across the street from the station. To the south of the station, there is a steel and wire factory and a business park and behind the station is the Bone Roofing Company and behind that factory is Leo's Factory Store. To the east of the station, there is a railroad yard called "Galewood Yard" but Metra trains continue on to Chicago while freight trains are parked there.
- #86 Narragansett/Ridgeland
- Galewood Station Images (Chicago Railfan.net)
- Station from Narragansett Avenue from Google Maps Street View
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