Blue Island

Blue Island is in Chicagoland, located on South Western Avenue between 119th St and 135th Street.

Get in[edit]

Map of Blue Island

Accessible by the Rock Island and Electric Metra lines.

  • 1 Blue Island–Vermont Street railway station, 2300 Grove St. Blue Island (Vermont Street) (Q7921782) on Wikidata Blue Island–Vermont Street station on Wikipedia

Get around[edit]



The biggest attraction for people who make their way out to Blue Island is to railfan. The major railroad junction along Broadway is very popular among the railfanning community, as the location can see upwards of 100 freight trains in a single day.


Visitors can do some antique shopping around Western & Vermont. Many Hispanic businesses in the area also provide Mexican imports.


Blue Island has a variety of Mexican food. Great pizza at Beggars Pizza (127th & Western).




Go next[edit]

Routes through Blue Island
ENDChicago  N  S  HarveyKankakee
JolietMidlothian  SW  NE  ChicagoEND

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