The new BNSF Metra schedule takes effect June 11, 2018. In addition to adjusting the schedule for to accommodate the requirements of the Positive Train Control (PTC) Safety System, Metra and BNSF Railway made other changes to relieve overcrowding on some of the busiest trains, match the schedule to actual operating conditions and reduce bunching at a choke point near Cicero. As a result, there are numerous minor changes to the total running times and the station stop patterns of trains. There are no changes to weekend trains at this time. Pace is working with Metra to coordinate schedules. Read Metra's press release here.