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Metra: NATO cost rail line $800,000

The NATO summit at McCormick Place cost Metra $800,000 in lost revenue from customers who stayed away and extra security expenses like bomb-sniffing dogs, the commuter railroad agency said Wednesday.

Some Metra board members said they were surprised the costs weren’t higher, based on the number of cautionary measures imposed by theU.S. Secret Service, which coordinated security for last month’s meeting of world leaders.

Read more at the Chicago Tribune.

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