Main LineThe Metra Electric line has three service routes. The first service route is the Main Line. It travels 31.5 miles from downtown Chicago (Millennium Station) to University Park. The Main Line is the longest of the Metra electric lines. Main Line shares a rail with the South Shore Service line from Millennium Station to Kensington/115 Street.
Starting at 5:30 a.m., the train runs until about 12:50 a.m. It takes 70 minutes to travel the entire service route. Trains can carry between two and 12 bikes.
Fares start at $5.50 for a one-way ticket as of 2010. Monthly passes are $139. This fare price covers fare zones A to G and line ME. The fare passes can be used on the trains and buses. The Main Line runs daily, including Sundays and holidays.