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Metra logo  Rail Ridership Summary for May 2019

Summary Metra rail ridership data is available for January 2002 through May 2019.

Note: Metra monthly ridership figures are based on ticket sales. Ridership on the South Shore service provided by NICTD is not included in the totals. Passenger loads by service period come from conductor counts taken as trains enter or depart downtown. Click on the “Weekday Ridership” link to see station level detail from the boarding and alighting counts.

  
Ridership by Branch
Weekday Ridership
Ridership by Fare Zone
Overview
Ticketed Boardings6,198,988
Free Rides76,584
Total Boardings6,275,572
 
Average Weekly Passenger Loads
Service PeriodLoad
Weekday Peak Direction1,084,000
Weekday Off-Peak311,500
Saturday54,300
Sunday31,900
Total Week1,481,700
Passenger loads are three-month rolling averages and do not include the South Shore Line.
service breakdown chart
historical ridership chart previous 13 month ridership chart

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