Union Pacific/West Line

Union Pacific/West Line

Infobox rail line
name = Union Pacific/West Line

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caption = The River Forest station on the line, located in River Forest, Illinois
type = Commuter Rail
system = Metra
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start = Ogilvie Transportation Center
end = Elburn
stations = 19
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The Union Pacific/West (UP-W) is a commuter rail line provided by Metra and operated by the Union Pacific Railroad 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 Union Pacific/West line are printed in "Kate Shelley Rose" pink.

Its eastern terminus is the Ogilvie Transportation Center in downtown Chicago. The line traverses Chicago's western neighborhoods and its western and far western suburbs to Elburn.

Station stops

Union Pacific/West Line trains make the following station stops:

* Ogilvie Transportation Center (Chicago)
* Kedzie (Chicago)
* Oak Park
* River Forest
* Maywood
* Melrose Park
* Bellwood
* Berkeley
* Elmhurst
* Villa Park
* Lombard
* Glen Ellyn
* College Avenue (Wheaton)
* Wheaton
* Winfield
* West Chicago
* Geneva
* La Fox (unincorporated area)
* Elburn

External links

* [http://metrarail.com/Sched/cnw_w/cnw_w.shtml Metra Union Pacific/West] service schedule

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