Halsted Street station

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Halsted Street/UIC
Halsted-UIC Metra station - November 2016.jpg
The Halsted Street station seen from the inbound platform in November 2016.
Location 16th & Halsted Street
Chicago, Illinois
Coordinates 41°51′37″N 87°38′50″W / 41.8604°N 87.6473°W / 41.8604; -87.6473Coordinates: 41°51′37″N 87°38′50″W / 41.8604°N 87.6473°W / 41.8604; -87.6473
Platforms 2 island platforms
Tracks 5
Connections Local Transit CTA bus
Other information
Fare zone A
Passengers (2014) 92 (weekday average)[1]
Rank 201 out of 236[1]
Preceding station   Metra   Following station
toward Aurora
BNSF Railway

Halsted Street, also known as Halsted Street/U.I.C., is a station on Metra's BNSF Railway Line, located in Chicago, Illinois. The station is 1.8 miles (2.9 km) away from Union Station, the eastern terminus of the West Line.[2] Halsted Street station is elevated and consists of two island platforms on an embankment near an overpass. There are two unstaffed shelters on the northern platform, and staircases leading to the southbound sidewalk.

Halsted Street is only served during weekday rush hour periods, including some reverse commute trips.

Bus connections[edit]


  • 8 Halsted
  • 18 16th/18th
  • N62 Archer (Owl Service)


  1. ^ a b "Commuter Rail System Station Boarding/Alighting Count: Summary Results" (PDF). Metra Division of Strategic Capital Planning. Spring 2014. Archived from the original (PDF) on August 7, 2015. 
  2. ^ Metra Railfan Tips - BNSF Railway Line

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