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Howard-bound Subway Trains Rerouted to Elevated Tracks

Red Line
Friday, February 15, 2013 - 10:00 PM
to Monday, February 18, 2013 - 4:00 AM
Impact Level:
Planned Work w/Reroute
Predictions Disabled Affects Train Tracker prediction availability
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Full Description:
How does this affect my trip?

Howard-bound Red Line subway trains are rerouted to the elevated tracks between Cermak-Chinatown and Fullerton (see map).


At Roosevelt station:

  • Board/exit Howard-bound trains on the Green/Orange lines elevated platform.


  • Board/exit Howard-bound trains at any Wabash or Lake Loop Elevated station.

At Grand, Chicago, Clark/Division, and North/Clybourn stations:

  • For service to these stations, take a Howard-bound train to Fullerton and transfer to a 95th-bound train.
  • For service from these stations, take a 95th-bound train to Lake and transfer to a Howard-bound train.
Allow extra travel time.


Why is service being changed?
We are making track improvements to eliminate slow zones and improve rail service along the Red Line.




map showing Howard Bound routing

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Red Line Normal Service
Blue Line Normal Service
Brown Line Normal Service
Green Line Significant Delays
Orange Line Normal Service
Purple Line Normal Service
Pink Line Normal Service
Yellow Line Normal Service


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