The Gregarious Railfan
Berwyn, IL  60402  (population, 56,758)                Page 2

GPS: N 41.83567, W 87.78332   Google map   

Scanner: BNSF 161.100 [66], 161.160 [70];  CN* 160.755 [43], 161.190 [72] *Railfans Welcome  

Railroad:  BNSF Chicago Division, Chicago Sub

Description: Lavergne Metra stop in Berwyn, IL is one of the first easy access Metra stations on the eastern end of
the triple track BNSF Racetrack. BNSF Cicero Yards is immediately to the east.  Of special interest to railfans at this
location is the CN Flyover just east and at the western edge of Cicero Yard.

Approximate # trains per 24 hours: Weekdays there are 100 trains + (mostly Metra); with less on weekends.; The
CN Flyover handles about 14 trains* per 24 hours, with most during daylight.  * FRA

Nearby RR stuff: Other Metra stops on the ‘racetrack’. and as mentioned, Cicero Yards

Local Food: Connie's Family Restaurant, 3271 Harlem Ave, 41.831532, -87.803022     

Pub,no Grub: James Joyce Irish Pub, 7138 Windsor Ave, 41.831076, -87.802425 (Authentic looking Irish Pub)

Printable PDF take along fact sheet:  Lavergne Fact Sheet
Denver Todd is The Gregarious Railfan
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September 2015
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