Metra may lease more cars during poor weather - DC News FOX 5 DC WTTG

Metra may lease more cars during poor weather

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CHICAGO (FOX 32 News) -

With all the bad weather this winter, Metra is now looking for ways to deal with extra passengers by possibly leasing more train cars.

Metra is trying to prevent the kind of overcrowding passengers faced during last month's snow storms.

Officials say they don't have many spare cars in their fleet and that makes it very hard to keep trains at full capacity during maintenance.

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