27th Street (Metra)


27th Street (Metra)

Infobox Station
name=27th Street
type=Metra regional rail



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image_caption=Commuter lines serving 27th Street, shown in Panama Orange on this schematic, serve Chicago's southern suburbs in Illinois
address=27th Street, East of Ellis Avenue
Chicago, IL
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The 27th Street Station is a commuter rail station within the city of Chicago that serves the Metra Electric Line north to Millennium Station and south to University Park, Blue Island, and South Chicago.

The station was originally built by the Illinois Central railroad (ICRR). It directly serves Michael Reese Hospital. In 1972 it was the site of Chicago's worst rail disaster, the Illinois Central commuter rail crash

External links

* [http://metrarail.com/Sched/me/27th.shtml Metra Electric - 27th Street]

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