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Metra logo April Total Rail Ridership By Branch

Metra rail ridership data is available for January 2002 through April 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 chart1,303,4021,321,8171,353,3271,378,6071,363,9011,376,8541,358,1891,366,5581,337,8601,413,7041,324,6231,286,3431,246,3601,219,0491,203,2421,238,238
Electric District Blue Island Branchtrned chart21,39521,60425,02724,95227,34820,63023,77712,87216,01619,47621,58119,70622,01922,77422,02026,744
Electric District Main Linetrned chart590,835628,429644,600694,975694,671713,508705,342758,798781,923837,012853,322825,740758,535752,033804,278848,698
Electric District South Chicago Branchtrned chart57,56463,42275,91271,64576,15077,41385,22356,53467,76573,40882,62274,43281,64382,17692,267102,504
Heritage Corridortrned chart59,23458,87159,04762,69257,79958,11157,91558,99862,73863,80861,63959,79760,85354,31753,64548,499
Milwaukee District North Linetrned chart531,317550,246567,851585,049573,419573,723559,574559,608578,962628,971551,516505,468492,190485,032481,794554,919
Milwaukee District West Linetrned chart515,201537,624553,589577,293567,803561,302587,412544,272539,417547,616522,565495,668476,528466,611487,637526,636
North Central Servicetrned chart133,952141,026146,293157,168140,296143,545135,924130,019135,668128,854114,11396,21097,148100,72691,01672,998
Rock Island Districttrned chart641,868660,438680,642709,761712,607713,967698,407707,621739,616800,803809,205818,498767,827761,614760,623792,802
SouthWest Servicetrned chart200,609212,100219,360224,388219,684210,284217,278202,989207,548207,665194,593174,943149,653147,112146,863124,722
Union Pacific North Linetrned chart713,239739,120739,857756,622761,154754,253733,392857,832853,920818,495732,171648,474652,522656,005654,834698,164
Union Pacific Northwest Linetrned chart871,473888,569916,161947,894911,828931,177909,766831,175808,428840,541818,483764,086752,916749,741732,942770,489
Union Pacific West Linetrned chart665,226669,426680,886694,359676,134657,153646,581643,904615,046660,078631,947595,121578,073558,986553,887552,524
Source: Metra Planning and Analysis

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