47th Street Yard Maintenance + Training Facility

Posted May 19th, 2020 by Cate Muller

M2 is providing architectural design services to Metra for expansion of their facilities at the 47th Street Yard. M2 is designing a new 34,000sf two-story employee training facility with a high-bay space for hands-on training for servicing of passenger coaches. The facility will include state-of-the-art instructional spaces and training aide components inserted into an attractive modern building design maximizing daylight and using durable, longlasting
materials. M2 is also providing architectural design for a 3,800sf addition to the existing Diesel Locomotive Repair Shop. M2 provided Metra with a solution to increase capacity at their Diesel Locomotive Repair Shop by designing a new enclosed loading dock addition over two tracks where equipment and engines could be hoisted and transferred for maintenance.