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It’s May, but Metra is already worrying about winter

As warmer weather fitfully returns to Chicago, Metra is trying to address what went wrong with the commuter rail agency this past winter.

The combination of ice-jammed doors of old train cars, a lack of heating equipment on some rail-switching equipment, and the severe cold and ice of a particularly harsh winter led to last-minute cancellations, thousands of delays and the ire of many customers.