Metra faces it's first cold blast of the winter

Metra faces it's first cold blast of the winter
Metra faces it's first cold blast of the winter

Metra faces it's first cold blast of the winter

Last winter's cold weather wreaked havoc for Metra and commuters. Thousands stood on platforms waiting for trains that were late due to frozen switches and snow-covered tracks. As the area gets hit with its first deep-freeze of the season, Metra spokesman Michael Gillis tells us what changes have been made to keep the trains running (Flickr/Ron Zack)