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'L' Train Service Alerts

This page shows any current or upcoming alerts that affect 'L' service (CTA elevated/subway trains).

Customer Alerts

Alerts on this page are grouped by train route. Select between current and upcoming alerts, or pick a headline for more details.

Red Line

Rush Period Service Changes Between Roosevelt and 95th
Service Change
During AM & PM weekday rush only: Some Red Line trains rerouted south of Roosevelt to Ashland/63rd via South Side elevated & Ashland branch.
Mon, Apr 3 2017 to TBD

Jackson Stations' Upper Level Transfer Tunnel Temporarily Closed
Special Note
The upper-level pedestrian transfer tunnel btwn Adams-Jackson mezzanines of the Jackson Red and Blue line stns will be temporarily closed.
Wed, Jul 5 2017 9:00 AM to Tue, Nov 28 2017 9:00 AM

Blue Line

Boarding Change, Delays Between Cumberland and O’Hare
Planned Work
Blue Line trains will operate on the same track between Cumberland and O’Hare, resulting in a boarding change and minor delays.
Sat, Jul 22 2017 8:00 AM to 6:30 PM

Illinois Medical District Station Damen Entrance Temporary Closure
Special Note
IMD stn Damen Ave entrance will be temporarily closed. Use Ogden Ave entrance 1/4-mi east or Paulina St entrance (accessible) 3/8-mi east.
Mon, Feb 6 2017 9:00 AM to Mon, Jul 24 2017 4:00 AM

Jackson Stations' Upper Level Transfer Tunnel Temporarily Closed
Special Note
The upper-level pedestrian transfer tunnel btwn Adams-Jackson mezzanines of the Jackson Red and Blue line stns will be temporarily closed.
Wed, Jul 5 2017 9:00 AM to Tue, Nov 28 2017 9:00 AM

Brown Line

Bus Substitution Between Western and Kimball Stations
Planned Work w/Part Closure
Predictions Disabled Affects Train Tracker prediction availability (What's this?)
Shuttle buses replace Brown Line service between Western and Kimball. Trains will operate between Western station and the Loop only.
Sat, Jul 22 2017 4:00 AM to Mon, Jul 24 2017 4:00 AM

Chicago River Bridge Lifts
Special Note
During spring through fall, the Chicago River bridges are periodically opened. Customers should expect minor delays during bridge lifts.
Sat, Apr 1 2017 to Sun, Nov 19 2017

Green Line

Chicago River Bridge Lifts
Special Note
During spring through fall, the Chicago River bridges are periodically opened. Customers should expect minor delays during bridge lifts.
Sat, Apr 1 2017 to Sun, Nov 19 2017

Purple Line

Purple Line Service for Cubs 2017 Weekday Night Games
Added Service
Loop-bound Purple Line Express trains will stop at Sheridan for all weekday Cubs night games.
Mon, Apr 10 2017 to Thu, Sep 14 2017 11:59 PM

Pink Line

Chicago River Bridge Lifts
Special Note
During spring through fall, the Chicago River bridges are periodically opened. Customers should expect minor delays during bridge lifts.
Sat, Apr 1 2017 to Sun, Nov 19 2017

Yellow Line

Service for 2017 Cubs Night Games and Wrigley Field Concerts
Special Note
Additional srv frm Howard will operate on Yellow Ln for wkdy, wknd Cubs night games and Wrigley Field concerts.
Mon, Apr 10 2017 to Sun, Oct 1 2017

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Trains:

Red Line Normal Service
Blue Line Planned Work
Brown Line Planned Work w/Part Closure
Green Line Normal Service
Orange Line Normal Service
Purple Line Normal Service
Pink Line Normal Service
Yellow Line Normal Service

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