Stony Island (Metra station)

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Stony Island
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Stony Island Metra Electric station as seen from eastbound 71st Street.
Location 71st Street and Stony Island Avenue
South Shore, Chicago, Illinois
Coordinates 41°45′58″N 87°35′14″W / 41.7661°N 87.5872°W / 41.7661; -87.5872Coordinates: 41°45′58″N 87°35′14″W / 41.7661°N 87.5872°W / 41.7661; -87.5872
Owned by Metra
Platforms 1 island platform
Tracks 2
Connections CTA Bus
Parking No
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Fare zone B
Electrified Yes
Ticket Vending Machines
Preceding station   Metra   Following station
Metra Electric District
South Chicago Branch

Stony Island Station (also known as; Stony Island Avenue Station) is the first electrified commuter rail station along the South Chicago Branch of the Metra Electric Line. The station is located in the median of 71st Street west of the intersection with Stony Island Avenue, and is 9.10 miles (14.65 km) away from the northern terminus at Randolph Street Station.[1] In Metra's fare-based system, Stony Island is in zone B.

Along with Bryn Mawr station, Stony Island is one of two stations that run along the median of 71st Street. South Shore station is located just southeast of that end of that median. No parking lots are available for this station; however there are bus connections provided by the Chicago Transit Authority.

Bus connections[edit]


  • 28 Stony Island
  • 71 71st/South Shore


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