train line in chicago

Live Train Webcam in Chicago

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  • Location: Chicago, Illinois, United States
  • Source: Steel Highway Railcams
  • Info: Live streaming train webcam in Chicago in Illinois. The view shows the rail lines leading to Ogilvie Transportation Center in Chicago. The webcam is located at the former Chicago and North Western powerhouse. This live train webcam is courtesy of Steel Highway.

More info: The rail lines shown, lead to Ogilvie Transportation Center and host the Metra Union Pacific routes going West to Elburn, Northwest to Harvard and North to Kenosha in Wisconsin. The elevated rail line is part of Chicago Transit Authority hosting the Green and Pink lines.

The Chicago "L" (short for "elevated") is the rapid transit system serving the city of Chicago and some of its surrounding suburbs. The oldest sections of the Chicago "L" started operations in 1892, making it the second-oldest rapid transit system in the Americas, after New York City's elevated lines.