Month: July 2013

CERA News For July (part 2)

CERA Celebrates 75 Years We are now less than two months away from CERA’s 75th Anniversary events, which include a banquet, program, and three special fantrips. Orders and inquiries are coming in every day. You can get more information, purchase… Read More ›

CTA Red Line Reroute

This has been a year of unusual reroutes on the CTA rapid transit system. A few months ago, we reported on Brown Line trains running in the State Street subway while the Wells Street bridge was rebuilt. Now, it’s the… Read More ›

60 For 60 at IRM

The Illinois Railway Museum celebrated 60 years with 60 cars at today’s Trolley Pageant. IRM has, of course, way more than just 60 cars. The collection has grown more than tenfold since 43 cars were moved from North Chicago to… Read More ›

CERA News For July (part 1)

Logo Contest CERA’s current logo has served us well since the late 1960s, but with this being our 75th anniversary year, the Directors have decided to hold a contest for a new one. We have some very talented, imaginative members,… Read More ›