Halsted Street/UIC
Halsted Street station seen from the inbound platform in November 2016.
General information
Location16th & Halsted Street
Chicago, Illinois
Coordinates41°51′37″N 87°38′50″W / 41.8604°N 87.6473°W / 41.8604; -87.6473
Line(s)BNSF Chicago Subdivision
Platforms2 island platforms (1 in use)
ConnectionsLocal Transit CTA bus
Other information
Fare zone2
2018115 (average weekday)[1]Decrease 4.2%
Rank182 out of 236[1]
Preceding station Metra Following station
Western Avenue
toward Aurora
BNSF Union Station
Former services
Preceding station Burlington Route Following station
Western Avenue
toward Aurora
Suburban Service Chicago

Halsted Street, also known as Halsted Street/U.I.C., is a station on Metra's BNSF Line, located in Chicago, Illinois. The station is 1.8 miles (2.9 km) away from Union Station, the eastern terminus of the BNSF Line.[2] As of 2018, Halsted Street is the 182nd busiest of Metra's 236 non-downtown stations, with an average of 115 weekday boardings.[1] The elevated station consists of two island platforms on an embankment near an overpass. Only the northern island platform is actively used for passenger service. There are two unstaffed shelters on the northern platform, and staircases leading to the southbound sidewalk.

As of February 16, 2024, Halsted Street is only served on weekdays by 27 inbound trains and 28 outbound trains.

Bus connections



  1. ^ a b c "Commuter Rail System Station Boarding/Alighting Count: Summary Results Fall 2018" (PDF). Metra. April 2019. Archived from the original (PDF) on 26 May 2019.
  2. ^ Metra Railfan Tips - BNSF Railway Line