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Encyclopedia > Heritage Corridor

The Heritage Corridor (HC) is a commuter rail line provided and operated by Metra in Chicago, Illinois and its surrounding suburbs. While Metra does not specifically refer to any of its lines by a particular color, the timetable accents for the North Central Service line are printed in dark "Alton Maroon". A Connex commuter train stands by the platform in Melbourne, Australia Regional rail systems, or commuter rail systems, usually provide a rail service through a central business district area into suburbs or other locations that draw large numbers of people on a daily basis. ... Metra system schematic Metra (officially known as the Northeastern Illinois Regional Commuter Railroad Corporation) is Chicagolands commuter rail system, serving over 200 stations on eleven lines across the Regional Transportation Authoritys (RTAs) six-county service area. ... Chicago, colloquially known as the Second City and the Windy City, is the third-largest city in population in the United States and the largest inland city in the country. ... Chicagoland. ...


Its northern terminus is Union Station in downtown Chicago. The line traverses Chicago's western neighborhoods and its southwestern and far southwestern suburbs to Joliet, Illinois. In the waiting room of the Union Station, January 1943 Union Station is a Chicago, Illinois train station which was built 1913–1925, during the time when Chicago reigned as the undisputed railroad center of the United States. ... Joliet is a city located in both Will and Kendall County, Illinois and is a suburb southwest of Chicago. ...


Station stops

Summit is a village located in Cook County, Illinois. ... Willow Springs is a village located in Cook County, Illinois. ... Incorporated Village in 1873. ... Lockport is a city located in Will County, Illinois. ...

External links

  • Heritage Corridor service schedule

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