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Service Disruption, Bus Substitution on Loop ā€˜Lā€™

Pink Line Green Line Brown Line Orange Line
Friday, May 03, 2013 - 10:00 PM
to Monday, May 06, 2013 - 4:00 AM
Impact Level:
Planned Work w/Part Closure
Predictions Disabled Affects Train Tracker prediction availability
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Full Description:

How does this affect my trip?
Orange, Green, Pink and Brown Line trains will be rerouted as follows:

Orange Line: Trains will operate between Midway and Washington/Wells, operating in both directions via Van Buren and Wells.

Green Line: Trains will run in three sections:

  • between Harlem/Lake and Clinton,
  • between Ashland/63rd–Cottage Grove and Adams/Wabash,
  • as a shuttle between Adams/Wabash and Clark/Lake (transfer at Adams/Wabash between shuttle trains and trains to/from 63rd Street).

Pink Line: Trains will operate between 54th/Cermak and Clinton.

Brown Line: Trains will operate between Kimball and Chicago.

Free shuttle buses will operate between Chicago Brown Line, Clark/Lake, Washington/Wells and Clinton to make connections between rail lines.

Allow extra travel time. For more information, visit the Wells Street Bridge Reconstruction page.

Why is service being changed?
We are making track improvements to prevent slow zones and to improve rail service on the Loop Elevated as part of the Loop Track Renewal Project, in conjunction with the Wells Street Bridge Reconstruction.


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


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