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Metra logo August Total Rail Ridership By Branch

Metra rail ridership data is available for January 2002 through August 2017.

Note: Metra monthly ridership figures are based on ticket sales. This dataset does not provide a breakdown by day type or time of day. This page gives total monthly values rather than average daily values for Metra.

Metra Rail Summary

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Branch Trend 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002
Burlington Northern Santa Fetrned chart1,466,6751,393,0711,433,2261,437,2911,447,8771,430,2181,475,4091,427,3101,390,6801,465,7191,416,0061,381,0111,319,0921,265,1381,237,8331,213,011
Electric District Blue Island Branchtrned chart20,53220,49123,77125,98426,97420,42522,77014,36015,36316,78320,83317,99713,16421,17121,43526,438
Electric District Main Linetrned chart607,323625,215651,306676,811704,084710,646746,672758,299761,537830,391913,921907,275811,222761,856761,408826,981
Electric District South Chicago Branchtrned chart67,83867,26271,71971,57977,22378,58494,29659,40561,49575,36580,85386,28781,21877,14079,67396,035
Heritage Corridortrned chart62,62560,62157,08460,26258,45957,59559,74857,31359,89360,98761,12661,06063,80658,49049,70252,452
Milwaukee District North Linetrned chart623,974598,945618,701630,471621,698607,652634,405610,971612,865682,029607,753588,723548,532525,130499,113522,844
Milwaukee District West Linetrned chart567,160561,639600,123605,395603,022602,206647,751604,497577,189609,431566,157573,871510,732493,820497,269513,191
North Central Servicetrned chart150,303147,258150,869156,020145,290145,424155,052138,100135,959138,393124,934111,415102,28596,834101,07288,196
Rock Island Districttrned chart695,382677,315716,676722,428739,668727,871763,226733,325742,007807,432853,418865,665799,178775,416763,553773,989
SouthWest Servicetrned chart211,287210,681214,842221,929219,526214,996220,869208,504206,353213,788204,993192,633155,359141,388144,054132,357
Union Pacific North Linetrned chart830,256802,987822,118825,824832,655817,215860,371857,665910,200954,014811,823733,266724,329687,619666,467709,619
Union Pacific Northwest Linetrned chart989,950971,9611,000,2311,029,421992,106991,0291,036,127911,673866,050960,992896,475892,415838,532797,940785,574771,804
Union Pacific West Linetrned chart762,151715,741739,489728,270725,009708,807728,685697,249648,378715,829692,969680,421620,923589,664577,622534,396
Source: Metra Planning and Analysis

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