Metra to give away free train tickets in 'test drive'

March 4, 2013 12:21:28 PM PST
Metra wants you take the train -- for free. The transit company is giving away 500 pairs of train tickets a week.

To enter the sweepstakes, called Metra Test Drive, consumers can visit It runs from 2/26/13 to 6/3/13, and includes two tickets to any destination.

Metra officials think the test drive will lead to repeat customers.

Metra has 241 stations on 11 train lines from Chicago's Loop to the suburbs.