Pingree Road station

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Pingree Road
Pingree Road Station - November 2016.jpg
The Pingree Road station in November 2016.
Location 570 Congress Parkway at Pingree Road
Crystal Lake, Illinois
Coordinates 42°14′03″N 88°17′53″W / 42.2342°N 88.2980°W / 42.2342; -88.2980Coordinates: 42°14′03″N 88°17′53″W / 42.2342°N 88.2980°W / 42.2342; -88.2980
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 2
Structure type Elevated
Parking Yes: Vending
Bicycle facilities Yes
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Fare zone I
Opened September 7, 2005
Passengers (2014) 744 (avg. weekday) [1]
Rank 70 out of 236[2]
Pedestrian Tunnel
Preceding station   Metra   Following station
Union Pacific Northwest
McHenry Branch
toward Ogilvie
toward Harvard
Union Pacific Northwest
Harvard Branch

Pingree Road is one of two commuter railroad stations on Metra's Union Pacific/Northwest line in the City of Crystal Lake, Illinois. The station is officially located at 570 Congress Parkway at Pingree Road, and lies 41.7 miles (67.1 km) from the Ogilvie Transportation Center in Chicago.[3] In Metra's zone-based fare system, Pingree Road is in zone I.

Pingree Road Station is the newest station to be constructed on the UP-NW line, which opened on September 7, 2005.[4] It serves as the southern terminus of the McHenry Branch of the UP-NW line. The actual junction between the McHenry and Main Branches is 0.8 miles (1.3 km) northwest of the station. West of the station, the Main Branch becomes the Harvard Branch. Currently, no bus connections are available at this station.


  1. ^ "Commuter Rail System Station Boarding/Alighting Count" (PDF).\accessdate=2016-04-01. 
  2. ^ "Commuter Rail System Station Boarding/Alighting Count" (PDF). Retrieved 2016-04-01. 
  3. ^ "RAILROAD OPERATING INFORMATION". Retrieved 27 March 2016. 
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on September 6, 2008. Retrieved June 20, 2008. 

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