Rail-Hopper for Metra

Rail-Hopper for Metra

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*MAJOR UPDATE* Note: If you're having trouble opening the app, please completely uninstall and re-install.

Introducing Rail-Hopper version 3.0: Sporting a brand new database and new looks to boot!

Carry the Chicago Metra in your pocket!

Rail-Hopper is an offline database of all Metra lines, stations and timetables. Easily look up when the next train will arrive and when it will reach its destination.

- Service alerts from Metra
- Offline database for always-on access
- Add stations or lines to your favorites for convenience
- Search over the entire Metra system for your station or line

Comments, feature requests? Send to admin@rail-hopper.com

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Recently changed in this version

3.0.1
- minor bugfixes

3.0
- completely rewritten app for stabler, more reliable time tables
- database is now bundled with the app, no more over the air updates
- show number of stops made for easy visibility into express trains
- removed broken features until they can be updated
- improved performance
- updated UI

COMING SOON:
- tablet UI
- reworked alerts
- location features


Comments and ratings for Rail-Hopper for Metra
  • (66 stars)

    by Afraz Mohammad on 03/11/2013

    Sweet and simple. Does what it is supposed to flawlessly.

  • (66 stars)

    by Jenna Schmidt on 24/07/2013

    After reading other reviews I checked the scheduling of the app with the internet. My trains were accurate. Good quick way to look up traons for those of us that arent regular commuters.

  • (66 stars)

    by Scott Nelson on 20/04/2013

    Currently on a 1240 train that this app says leaves at 1230. It also said there would be an 1140 train but there wasn't. Use caution!

  • (66 stars)

    by Brett Schickram on 28/03/2013

    Nothing appears after performing a search. Only the alerts show up, but even so they are all from several days ago, not even current. Galaxy S Epic 4g Touch

  • (66 stars)

    by Tripp Stark on 13/02/2013

    This app looks very nice. It would be better if it showed the amount of bikes allowed per train. When biking is your main form of transit that information is kind of important.

  • (66 stars)

    by Eric Oldham on 29/01/2013

    They took away the train I'D #. The numbers help you find the right train especially during rush hour.

  • (66 stars)

    by c LaTTa on 28/01/2013

    I've been using this app for a while but after the last update in late Jan 2013 it doesn't work for me. There is no search button and return key only goes to new line, will not search. The opening screen only displays a blank screen, no information. So th