Metra Dinkys (commuter trains)
The Chicago Burlington & Quincy and later the Burlington Northern and Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroads use the term "Dinky" to refer to a commuter passenger train.
Harold Kept many of his photos on sites which no longer exist.
|An inbound Metra commuter train paces the Chicago Burlington & Quincy "Nebraska Zephyr" shortly after its departure from Big Timber.|
Metra Dinky, Nebraska Zephyr, Metra, other, photographed on 17 June 1998 from onboard the Nebraska Zephyr at Big Timber by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD7 digital camera [zephyr/1998/06/98617f14.jpg]
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The Metra rail system is formally known as the Northeast Illinois Regional Commuter Railroad Corporation. They have maps, schedules, fares, online ticket ordering, and some photos on their World Wide Web site at http://www.metrarail.com. Well worth a visit.
Bill Vandervoort maintains an extensive collection of Metra Railfan Pages at http://hometown.aol.com/metrafan/mainmet.html. Detailed track maps, historical information, rosters, and photographs are included. Lisa M. Schlottman maintains Lisa's Metra Pictures Web site with a delightful collection photographs and sharing of personal experiences at http://fly.to/metra/. Both sites are well worth a visit or three.
Chicago Rail Photographs collection updated 21 April 2019 at 14:24. Photographs and text copyright © 1998-2000 Harold A. Driscoll, All Rights Reserved. Email address is provided exclusively for personal contact, but emphatically not for use for SPAM net.abuse.