18th Street (Metra Station)
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18th Street Metra Station
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18th Street
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The 18th Street station in October 2015.
Location18th Street near Calumet Avenue
Near South Side, Chicago, IL
Coordinates41°51?28?N 87°37?05?W / 41.85790°N 87.61792°W / 41.85790; -87.61792Coordinates: 41°51?28?N 87°37?05?W / 41.85790°N 87.61792°W / 41.85790; -87.61792
Owned byMETRA
Line(s)University Park Sub District
Platforms1 island platform
Other information
Fare zoneA
201823 (average weekday)[1]Decrease 45.2%
Rank226 out of 236[1]
Former services

18th Street station is a commuter rail station on the Near South Side of Chicago, at 18th Street near Calumet Avenue. It serves the Metra Electric Line north to Millennium Station and south to University Park, Blue Island, and South Chicago. For many Metra Electric trains, this is a flag stop, and the train will only stop there if specifically requested by a passenger.[2] As of 2018, 18th Street is the 226th busiest of Metra's 236 non-downtown stations, with an average of 23 weekday boardings.[1]

The station is also occasionally served by trains of the South Shore Line to Gary and South Bend, Indiana, on an exceptional basis for Chicago Bears home games during football season.

The station was originally built by the Illinois Central Railroad (ICRR). The railroad was first built in 1907.


  1. ^ a b c "Commuter Rail System Station Boarding/Alighting Count: Summary Results Fall 2018" (PDF). Metra. April 2019. Archived from the original (PDF) on 26 May 2019.
  2. ^ "Metra Electric: Chicago to University Park" (PDF). Metra. 2013-05-05. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2013-10-12. Retrieved .

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