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Increased Capacity and More Frequent Service for Pitchfork and Other Events

Route(s):
Red Line Blue Line Pink Line Green Line Brown Line
Length:
Friday, July 18, 2014 - 6:00 PM
to TBD
Impact Level:
Added Service

Full Description:
How does this affect my trip?

Red Line
  • Fri, Jul 18 and Sat, Jul 19: Longer trains will operate from 95th/Dan Ryan and Howard until 1:30am.
  • Sun, Jul 20: Longer trains will operate from 95th/Dan Ryan and Howard, 5am to 1:30am next day.

Brown Line
  • Sat, Jul 19: Longer trains will operate from Kimball to the Loop, 10am to 1am next day
  • Sun, Jul 20: Longer trains will operate from Kimball to the Loop, 5am to 11:50pm.
 
Blue Line
  • Fri, Jul 18: Longer trains will operate from Forest Park until 11:30pm.
  • Sat, Jul 19 and Sun, Jul 20: Longer trains will operate from O’Hare and Forest Park, 10:30am to 11pm.
 
Green Line
  • Fri, Jul 18: Longer trains will operate from Harlem, 6pm to 1:05am next day, and from 63rd St terminals, 6:30pm to 10:30pm.
  • Sat, Jul 19 and Sun, Jul 20: Longer trains will operate from Harlem, 11am to 1:05am next day, and from 63rd St terminals, 11am to 12:40am next day.
 
Pink Line
  • Fri, Jul 18: Longer trains will operate from 54th/Cermak from 9:30pm to 1:05am next day.
  • Sat, Jul 19 and Sun, Jul 20: Longer trains will operate from 54th/Cermak and the Loop ,11am to 1:05am. Trains will operate more frequently, every 12 minutes from 54th/Cermak between 9pm and 11:59pm on Saturday and between 6pm and 11:59pm on Sunday.
 
Important Note for Pitchfork Attendees: During the festival, the Justine auxiliary entrances at the Ashland Green/Pink lines station, located one block east of the main entrance, will have additional entry lanes available, equipped with fareboxes. Use the Justine entrances to avoid the crowds entering/exiting the station's main entrance. Between 9pm and 11:59pm on Saturday and between 6pm and 11:59pm on Sunday, trains will run approximately every six minutes.

Why is service being changed?
Added service is being provided for the convenience of customers attending Pitchfork Music Festival, Phish Concert at Northerly Island and the Rock n' Roll Half Marathon.

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Trains:

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

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