Our meeting location is the Founder’s Room of Chicago Union Station at 500 W. Jackson Blvd in downtown Chicago. Parking is available at various lots including Amtrak’s garage, which has a connecting tunnel to the station and costs $21. The lot at Monroe & Jefferson (2 blocks from station) has a flat rate of $8 for in after 3 PM and out by 10 PM. Another smaller lot at 320 S. Clinton has a flat rate of $8 for in after 4 PM and out before 8 AM. The outdoor lot that you may be familiar with, next to the Amtrak Garage off Jackson, is no longer open and is now a bus terminal. Food and beverages are available in the station.  

NOTE: should a meeting be cancelled, we'll post a note on the website and a message on our phone number 312-829-4500.

    • Wednesday, November 14, 2018
    • 7:00 PM
    • Founder's Room at Chicago Union Station

    Leo Phillipp - Director & Projects, Burlington Route Historical Society will give a program on "Batavia's Railroads". An overview of the 3 Railroad companies and their six lines in Batavia. A look into history, operations and customers of the Burlington, the Chicago and North Western, and Chicago, Aurora and Elgin (including the Aurora, Elgin and Fox River division). Also we'll learn what brought all these rail lines to Batavia.  

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