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University Park (Metra)

Station information
NameUniversity Park
Address1900 University Parkway
University Park, Illinois
LinesMetra :Metra Electric
ConnectionsPace bus
Platforms1 island platform
Tracks2 tracks
ParkingYes
Other information
Opened1977
AccessibleYes
Owned byMETRA
Fare zoneG
FormerlyPark Forest South

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University Park is a station on Metra's Metra Electric line located in University Park, Illinois. University Park is the southern terminus of the Metra Electric main line and is 31.5 mi (50.7 km) away from the northern terminus at Randolph Street Station. The station is located at 1900 University Parkway. In Metra's zone-based fare system, University Park is in zone G.

University Park station is located at grade level. The station consists of one island platform which serves two tracks; Canadian National tracks (ex-Illinois Central) parallel the Metra Electric tracks. The station has an unstaffed waiting room with a ticket vending machine. Parking is available at the station. University Park opened in 1977; Metra Electric service (then part of the Illinois Central Railroad) previously had terminated at Richton Park, the first stop after University Park.

University Park (Metra) Video

This is a video of Metra Electric and CN Chicago Subdivision footage on Chicago's far Southeast Side. Both lines are ex. Illinois Central. The Metra Electric...
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18th St is at the south end of Metra Electric's maintenance shops (the parked train is on a stub out of the shops), and south of where Illinois Central's Cen...
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The rush hour beings on Metra's electrified former Illinois Central/ICG main line southbound out of Chicago, with CN's Chicago Subdivision next to it. The tr...
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Riding a new Metra Electric Highliner, with a view out the front vestibule window, from University Park to Matteson, Illinois, with a station stop in between...
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Phil and the ladies got a little out of hand one our way back from Chicago.
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Today was an interesting day to ride the Metra Electric District Main Line, as several extra trains were being run to accommodate fans headed to the Chicago ...
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Ride by twin sisters on the Metra Electric rail service (Chicago to University Park line) from and to Van Buren Street Station to and from Hyde Park (55th-56...
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Metra Electric M.U Highliners meet. Metra/IC Electric Line. Filmed on 1-2-09. (c) 9th Street Productions.
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Metra Electric M.U P42DC #178 Filmed on 1-3-09. (c) 9th Street Productions.
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This video was taken aboard CTA bus 6438, which is operating on Route #3 King Drive, while doing a run from Fairbanks and Erie in the Streeterville area (jus...
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City, State, UB Collaboration Offers Buffalo Its First New Historic National ... - UB News Center Tweet this news
UB News Center--The proposed -University Park- District comprises more than 252 residential buildings, plus other structures (including garages) and a park on portions of ... - Date : Thu, 30 Dec 2010 16:48:48 GMT+00:00
Honeybees May Be Responsible for Viruses in Wild Pollinators - Treehugger Tweet this news
Treehugger--Researchers from Pennsylvania State University in -University Park- have found eleven species of wild pollinators that are carrying some of the viruses found ... - Date : Tue, 28 Dec 2010 17:30:47 GMT+00:00
Tennyson to Get Temporary Speed Bump - UPI.com Tweet this news
UPI.com--It'll be a bumpier ride for -University Park- residents and other motorists, as another street receives a temporary speed bump next month. ... - Date : Tue, 28 Dec 2010 21:47:11 GMT+00:00
University Park Historic District Proposed - Buffalo Rising Tweet this news
Buffalo Rising--The -University Park- Historic District would include portions of Larchmont, Niagara Falls Blvd, Radcliffe, University Ave., Allenhurst, Pelham, ... - Date : Tue, 14 Dec 2010 05:20:42 GMT+00:00
Annual University Park Candlelight Tour Successful - Patch Tweet this news
Patch--Neighbors got a chance to glimpse into renovated and decorated homes Friday night when the -University Park- ... - Date : Mon, 13 Dec 2010 23:57:11 GMT+00:00
Dec. 20 edition of 'Expert Opinion' dissects the game day experience - Penn State Live Tweet this news
Penn State Live---University Park-, Pa. -- Attending popular college and pro sporting events today encompasses much more than cheering for a team, buying hot dogs and singing ... - Date : Tue, 14 Dec 2010 19:12:21 GMT+00:00
City to Consider Ending Park Lease with Belmont U. - Christian Post Tweet this news
Christian Post--The -university- will make annual payments of $40000 to Metro and $10000 to the PTAs at two local middle schools to use the -park-. Belmont was affiliated with ... - Date : Tue, 14 Dec 2010 23:24:40 GMT+00:00
e2v helps develop microwave semiconductor devices - The Engineer Tweet this news
The Engineer--Funding of £1m from e2v will see a new cleanroom built at the School of Physics and Astronomy on -University Park-, housing the e2v semiconductor-fabrication ... - Date : Tue, 14 Dec 2010 07:34:08 GMT+00:00



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