More Pictures From Skokie

Today’s post is by guest contributor and MCERA Vern Hallas, who shares his pictures from last Saturday’s 4000s trip with us: My name is Vern Hallas. I submitted some pictures I took on 4/26/2014 of the 4000 series cars running… Read More ›

CTA Celebrates the Skokie Swift

On Saturday, April 26th, the Chicago Transit Authority commemorated a half-century of service on the Skokie Swift, aka the Yellow Line. CTA’s 1920s-era historical cars 4271-4272 made four revenue trips between Dempster and Howard, running from about 11 am to… Read More ›

CTA To Run Historic Cars

This just in: CTA will commemorate 50 years of Yellow Line (Skokie Swift) service by running the two 1920s-era historic cars on the line this Saturday, April 26th. It will be held at the Skokie-Dempster station starting at around 11:00… Read More ›

IRM To Restore the Electroliner

Today, we have a “guest” article by CERA Member Tom Sharratt, who is an active volunteer at the Illinois Railway Museum: IRM TO RESTORE ELECTROLINER IN TIME FOR ITS 75TH ANNIVERSARY The story of the North Shore Line’s Electroliners is well… Read More ›