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New Washington/Wabash Station Opens

Pink Line Green Line Brown Line Orange Line Purple Line Express
Thursday, August 31, 2017
to TBD
Impact Level:
Special Note

Full Description:

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The new Washington/Wabash Loop Elevated station, located on Wabash Avenue between Madison and Washington streets, will be open for service. The new station will serve the Orange, Green, Purple, Pink and Brown lines.

Washington/Wabash station will be accessible to customers with disabilities and include these convenient features:
  • Two entrances, on the south side of Washington Street and approx. 100 feet north of Madison Street, on both sides of Wabash Avenue, for convenient access and bus transfers
  • Elevators between the street and mezzanine on both sides of Wabash Avenue, located mid-block between Washington and Madison, and to both platforms
  • An escalator from street to mezzanine level, on the southwest corner of Wabash and Washington
  • Staff and fare vending machines at both entrances
  • Wider platforms, for increased capacity and improved circulation
  • Bright LED lighting and security cameras throughout the station
  • New signage, including digital displays
  • Convenient access to Millennium Park and other east Loop destinations

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System Status



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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