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Joliet, IL
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Joliet Union Station
50 E Jefferson St.
Joliet, IL 60431
(815) 727-9279

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The Joliet station serves the southwestern suburbs of Chicago. Metra commuter trains also serve Joliet and provide local service into downtown Chicago.

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Station    8 points of interest   15 hotels   3 car rentals   2 visitor resources

UPCOMING EVENTS

Feb 13, 2015 Jekyll and Hyde, the Musical (Theater)
Rialto Square Theatre
Feb 28, 2015 America (Concert)
Rialto Square Theatre
Mar 16-27, 2015 Musical - The Buddy Holly Story (Theater)
Rialto Square Theatre
Mar 22, 2015 Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra (Concert)
Rialto Square Theatre
Apr 18, 2015 Shadows of the 60s - Motown's Super Groups (Concert)
Rialto Square Theatre
Apr 25, 2015 JATOE Pipe Organ Extravaganza (Concert)
Rialto Square Theatre
May 8, 2015 Engelbert Humperdinck (Concert)
Rialto Square Theatre
May 19-25, 2015 Slammers homestand (Baseball)
Silver Cross Field
May 29, 2015 Classic Albums Live - Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon (Concert)
Rialto Square Theatre
Jun 2-11, 2015 Slammers homestand (Baseball)
Silver Cross Field
Jun 16-21, 2015 Slammers homestand (Baseball)
Silver Cross Field
Jun 26 - Jul 2 Slammers homestand (Baseball)
Silver Cross Field
Jul 9-12, 2015 NHRA Route 66 Nationals (Motor Sports)
Route 66 Raceway
Jul 24-26, 2015 Slammers homestand (Baseball)
Silver Cross Field
Jul 31 - Aug 2 Slammers homestand (Baseball)
Silver Cross Field
Aug 7-9, 2015 Slammers homestand (Baseball)
Silver Cross Field
Aug 18-20, 2015 Slammers homestand (Baseball)
Silver Cross Field
Aug 25-27, 2015 Slammers homestand (Baseball)
Silver Cross Field
Sep 4-6, 2015 Slammers homestand (Baseball)
Silver Cross Field
DRIVING DIRECTIONS

 
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PARKING

Short term 8 spaces. In front of station. 25 cents/hr.

LOCAL TRANSIT

Local Bus Pace
(815) 836-7000
Joliet Union Station is a Pace bus stop.

Commuter Rail Metra
(835) 836-7000
Service to Chicago and suburbs.

Rock Island Line: La Salle Street Station in downtown Chicago

Heritage Line: Chicago Union Station

Intercity Bus
324 S Larkin Ave. - 4.0 mi W
(815) 744-8892

Airport Chicago Midway - MDW
5700 S Cicero - 38.6 mi NE
(773) 838-0600
Regional and commuter carriers. Taxi transfers available.

Chicago O'Hare International - ORD
10000 W O`Hare Ave - 41.2 mi N
1-800-832-6352
Most domestic, international carriers. Taxi and train transfers available.

Taxi Telecab
Corner of Jefferson and Scott
(815) 744-8294

LOCAL NEWS OUTLETS

Joliet Herald-News  •  www.suburbanchicagonews.com/heraldnews
CONGRESSIONAL REPRESENTATIVES


Rep. Bill Foster
(D-IL, dist. 11)

1224 Longworth House Office Bldg
Washington, DC 20515
(202) 225-3515
Sen. Richard J. Durbin
(D)

711 Hart Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510
(202) 224-2152

Sen. Mark Kirk
(R)

524 Hart Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510
(202) 224-2854

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Did you know...
Named for French explorer Louis Joliet, this one-time industrial city has reinvented itself as a tourist destination with a diversified economy. Joliet Union Station, west of the track, opened in 1912 and was restored in 1993. The tracks crossing at this point are operated by Metra, providing commuter service into Chicago over the former Rock Island Railroad. The large castle-like native stone building visible to the east is a high school. Wealthy railroad magnate Jacob A. Henry constructed (in 1876) the imposing mansion briefly visible on a hillside east of the tracks. The mansion, 16,800 square feet, is constructed with the largest limestone slabs ever quarried in the area.