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Metra logo October Total Rail Ridership By Branch

Metra rail ridership data is available for January 2002 through October 2016.

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 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002
Burlington Northern Santa Fetrned chart1,395,4361,391,4971,442,0461,437,7041,422,4411,420,1321,374,3741,367,4541,459,0931,440,9111,360,2271,322,3431,261,0941,273,6261,238,187
Electric District Blue Island Branchtrned chart24,12926,25325,88726,91325,28824,15217,11115,16119,53520,98620,19314,76718,57826,93729,646
Electric District Main Linetrned chart645,658695,719724,894736,674737,920760,106806,332819,481883,865940,303904,428812,590773,010830,444876,818
Electric District South Chicago Branchtrned chart68,44280,30985,22782,10686,32190,38870,04168,48676,51776,84890,44779,43780,90484,129105,865
Heritage Corridortrned chart62,74057,96962,54962,83858,54759,83158,22060,39962,50465,91463,73159,30754,23460,90651,588
Milwaukee District North Linetrned chart586,956595,704631,819615,684604,732604,481589,293599,343677,577671,599582,899566,931514,575528,892556,590
Milwaukee District West Linetrned chart557,212574,528602,182591,707595,747605,190574,950558,344606,203589,023546,725512,673487,100506,559527,755
North Central Servicetrned chart144,464151,390160,372150,251148,780152,679137,662137,716148,354135,819112,09692,548101,573106,61687,127
Rock Island Districttrned chart685,510697,558733,743740,447731,736739,668715,427741,007827,769872,977856,555805,917779,370799,449809,043
SouthWest Servicetrned chart214,223223,018232,691231,783220,762222,513211,041207,356222,466214,666189,670152,577149,007153,946139,533
Union Pacific North Linetrned chart780,274793,883825,898817,831802,226787,273844,158906,773953,793865,180734,178714,860684,071722,401727,095
Union Pacific Northwest Linetrned chart945,863955,189996,795976,658954,981956,101861,877842,018931,017885,666850,421822,998777,545816,440797,624
Union Pacific West Linetrned chart714,181706,169735,684716,744701,575694,496658,716634,155707,613701,792648,540604,035580,676579,164572,515
Source: Metra Planning and Analysis

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