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Metra cancels 367 railcar RFP

The agency does anticipate, however, picking up a Virginia Railway Express option to purchase 21 railcars from Japanese rolling stock manufacturer Nippon Sharyo at an estimated cost of $2.5 million per car.

Chicago's Metra to conduct 1-year fare study

California-based Four Nines Technologies’ scope of work includes determining opportunities and costs of potential fare structure changes and developing a model that can help Metra evaluate those potential changes.

Chicago's Metra launches 2016 construction program

A portion of the work is being performed by Metra’s in-house crews, who are dispatched to make repairs to stations and carry out other smaller jobs, as well as contracted construction firms for larger-scale projects.

Metra adds $65.4M to 2016 Capital Program

The revised program now totals $251 million in projected spending. Metra will receive an $11.3 million increase in federal funds due to the recently passed Fixing America's Surface Transportation Act.