commuter train station

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Left at Sign, Right on Track by Carlton Holls
Via Flickr:
This was taken in the atrium of Union Station, which serves all Amtrak intercity trains and most Metra commuter trains in Chicago. Completed in 1925, it spans some ten city blocks, much of it underground, where 24 different tracks approach the station from opposite directions. This last fact could potentially make things confusing … depending on which direction you’re headed, you might have to board from the left track to be on the right track :)

Tumba Station.

Sweden, Stockholm, Tumba. 2016

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Caption: “A three-photo sequence of Amtrak 63 (ANF Turbotrain as Train 321 for Milwaukee) outbound and Milwaukee Road 54 (F40C) with an inbound commuter on the north leads of Chicago Union Station on August 20, 1976.”

Chicago

Photos by Marty Bernard

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Rock Island Line variety at La Salle Street Station

Chicago

August 1977 (and the old-style commuter cars in the bottom photo had no air conditioning - note the open windows!)

Photos by Tom Sink

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Rock Island Line passenger trains leaving La Salle Street Station in late March 1971, as seen from Roosevelt Road. The Chicago Board of Trade rises above La Salle Street Station upper left.

Chicago

March 30, 1971

Photos by Marty Bernard