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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.


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