Grayslake station

Grayslake station is a commuter railroad station on Metra's Milwaukee District/North Line in Grayslake, Illinois. The station is located on the corner of Lake Street and Saint Paul Street, 41.2 miles (66.3 km) from Union Station, the southern terminus of the line,[1] and serves commuters between Union Station and Fox Lake, Illinois. In Metra's zone-based fare system, Grayslake is in zone I.

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Grayslake
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LocationLake Street & Saint Paul Street
Grayslake, Illinois
Coordinates42°20′01″N 88°02′36″W / 42.3337°N 88.0433°W / 42.3337; -88.0433Coordinates: 42°20′01″N 88°02′36″W / 42.3337°N 88.0433°W / 42.3337; -88.0433
Owned byVillage of Grayslake
Platforms2 side platforms
Tracks2
ConnectionsLocal Transit Pace Bus
Construction
ParkingYes
Disabled accessYes
Other information
Fare zoneI
History
Opened1895
Rebuilt1974, 2013
Services
Preceding station Metramlogo.svg Metra Following station
Round Lake
toward Fox Lake
Milwaukee District / North Prairie Crossing
Former services
Preceding station Milwaukee Road Following station
Round Lake
towards Madison
Madison – Rondout Libertyville
towards Rondout
Round Lake
towards Walworth
Suburban Service Libertyville
towards Chicago

Many trains on the MD-N terminate at Grayslake, mainly during weekday rush hours and middays. The current public timetable shows 5 trains terminating at Grayslake every weekday. No trains terminate here on weekends.

Many trains that pass through this station stop here. All weekday outbound trains and most weekday inbound trains stop here. There are only three morning rush hour inbound trains that do not stop at this station. All weekend trains that come through stop.

Parking is available on both sides of the tracks, along the east side of Lake Street, the south side of St. Paul Street, and north of the intersection of St. Paul and Slusser Streets.

Grayslake is the only station on the Fox Lake subdivision with two tracks and two platforms. Because of this, Grayslake is used as a passing siding to allow trains traveling in opposite directions to pass each other. Another station in Grayslake is on Washington Street along Metra's North Central Service line. No connection is available to Washington Street station, as the two lines connect at Prairie Crossing.

Bus connectionsEdit

Pace

  • 570 Fox Lake-CLC

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