Car vs Train Crash Near Fox River Grove Causes Metra Train Delays Inbound and Outbound Barrington Area

Metra Train #653 was involved in a crash with a 4-door sedan at Plum Tree Road/Kelsey Road/Northwest Highway about 7:28 p.m. Wednesday September 27, 2017. The serious crash with at least one person seriously injured has caused halting of inbound and outbound Metra trains in the area of Fox River Grove and Barrington.

More Crash Info: Serious Metra Train Crash with Vehicle at Plum Tree Rd/Kelsey Rd and Northwest Highway — All Metra Trains Halted in Area

There are three remaining inbound trains (#660, #662, and #664) for Wednesday September 27, 2017.

Seven outbound trains (#655, #657, #659, #661, #663, #665, #601) are affected by the crash for Wednesday September 27, 2017.

This week is US Rail Safety Week (OPERATION LIFESAVER — oli.org)

Metra Alert UP-NW – Outbound Train #661 Departing Chicago At 9:30 PM – 31 Minute Delay.
First Published – 09/28/2017 – 9:30PM
Train #661, scheduled to depart Chicago at 9:30 PM, is operating 31 minutes behind schedule.

Metra Alert UP-NW – Outbound Train #653 Departing Chicago At 6:25 PM – 277 Minute Delay.
First Published – 09/27/2017 – 6:25PM
Train #653, scheduled to depart Chicago at 6:25 PM, is operating 277 minutes behind schedule due to an accident involving the train.

Metra Alert UP-NW – Inbound And Outbound Trains May Be Operating Out Of Sequence And With Extensive Delays, Train #653 Struck A Vehicle
Tracks have been cleared to proceed with train movement. Inbound and outbound trains may be operating with extensive delays due to train #653 striking a vehicle. Some trains may be expressing, operating out of sequence or annulled. For your safety, stand behind the yellow line as trains approach your station and listen to platform announcements for operational changes and delay times. You can also refer to Track Your Train located on metrarail.com for train locations and delay times.

Metra Alert UP-NW – Inbound Train #662 Sched. To Arrive Chicago At 10:23 PM – 148 Minute Delay.
First Published – 09/27/2017 – 8:35PM
Train #662, scheduled to arrive Chicago at 10:23 PM, is operating 148 minutes behind schedule.

Metra Alert UP-NW – Inbound Train #660 Sched. To Arrive Chicago At 9:23 PM – 200 Minute Delay.
First Published – 09/27/2017 – 8:00PM
Train #660, scheduled to arrive Chicago at 9:23 PM, is operating 200 minutes behind schedule.

Metra Alert UP-NW – Outbound Train #663 Departing Chicago At 10:30 PM – 39 Minute Delay.
First Published – 09/27/2017 – 10:30PM
Train #663, scheduled to depart Chicago at 10:30 PM, is operating 39 minutes behind schedule.

Metra Alert UP-NW – Train #665 Departing Chicago Ogilvie Transportation Center, At 11:30 PM – Will Not Operate, Train #653 Struck A Vehicle
Train #665 scheduled to depart Chicago Ogilvie Transportation Center, at 11:30 PM, will not operate due to train #653 striking a vehicle. Train #601 will accommodate passengers at intermediate station stops. Please listen to platform announcements for the location of this train.

Metra Alert UP-NW – Outbound Train #657 Departing Chicago At 7:30 PM – 27 Minute Delay.
First Published – 09/27/2017 – 7:30PM
Train #657, scheduled to depart Chicago at 7:30 PM, is operating 27 minutes behind schedule due to an accident not involving the train.

Metra Alert UP-NW – Inbound And Outbound Train Movement Remains Halted Near Fox River Grove, Train #653 Struck A Vehicle
Inbound and outbound train movement remains halted near Fox River Grove due to train #653 striking a vehicle. Extensive delays are anticipated. Please listen to platform announcements for delay times or refer to Track Your Train located on metrarail.com for current delay information. Updates will be provided. Metra apologizes for this inconvenience.

Metra Alert UP-NW – Inbound Train #660 Sched. To Arrive Chicago At 9:23 PM – 48 Minute Delay.
First Published – 09/27/2017 – 8:00PM
Train #660, scheduled to arrive Chicago at 9:23 PM, is operating 48 minutes behind schedule due to an accident not involving the train.

Metra Alert UP-NW – Outbound Train #655 Departing Chicago At 6:30 PM – 76 Minute Delay.
First Published – 09/27/2017 – 6:30PM
Train #655, scheduled to depart Chicago at 6:30 PM, is operating 76 minutes behind schedule due to an accident not involving the train.

Metra Alert UP-NW – Train #653, Scheduled To Arrive Harvard At 8:06 PM – Stopped, Train Striking A Vehicle.
First Published – 09/27/2017 – 8:51PM
Train #653, scheduled to arrive Harvard at 8:06 PM, is stopped due to the train striking a vehicle. The duration of this delay is unknown. Metra will update this site as information becomes available.

See metrarail.com for additional information.




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