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June 18, 2018

Metra owns 150 locomotives that haul hundreds of thousands of Chicagoland commuters every day. Like most of Metra’s fleet, many of these locomotives are downright old and need to be replaced. Metra’s best option is to buy new locomotives that meet “Tier 4” emissions standards, like the new Amtrak locomotive pictured here.

Tell Springfield: Fund new Tier 4 locomotives for Metra!