National Street Yard | Metra

Knight provided engineering and architectural services for the design of a new commuter train layover yard with associated welfare building and the expansion of the existing Elgin, Illinois commuter parking area. The design provided for a parking area for 100 personnel, standby power for the trains in layover and a gasoline fueling facility. The layover facility is the overnight storage yard for Metra’s Milwaukee District West Line commuter trains. The facility will function 24 hours a day to allow for the cleaning of the trains as well as supplying all necessary power to the trains while out of service.

Engineering Services Provided:

  • Rail Yard Design
  • A/E Building Design
  • Retaining Wall Design
  • Detention Basin Design
  • Lighting
  • Commuter Parking