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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

Wilson Station Accessible Main Entrance Opens, North Entrance Temporarily Closes
Special Note
The new, permanent, ADA-accessible Wilson station main entrance on the south side of Wilson Ave opens; the north entrance will temp close.
Wed, Sep 20 2017 4:00 AM to TBD

Blue Line

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

Illinois Medical District Station Ogden and Paulina Entrances Temporary Closure
Special Note
IMD stn Ogden & Paulina entrances temporarily closed. Use Damen entrance 1/4-mile west of Ogden bridge and 3/8-mile west of Paulina bridge.
Fri, Jul 28 2017 9:00 AM to TBD

Brown 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 12 2017

New Washington/Wabash Station Opens
Special Note
The new Washington/Wabash Loop Elevated station, located on Wabash Avenue between Madison and Washington streets, will be open for service.
Thu, Aug 31 2017 to TBD

Randolph/Wabash Station Closure
Special Note
The Randolph/Wabash station on the Loop 'L' will be closed. Please use the new, accessible Washington/Wabash station, located 1 block south.
Sun, Sep 3 2017 2:30 AM to TBD

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 12 2017

New Washington/Wabash Station Opens
Special Note
The new Washington/Wabash Loop Elevated station, located on Wabash Avenue between Madison and Washington streets, will be open for service.
Thu, Aug 31 2017 to TBD

Randolph/Wabash Station Closure
Special Note
The Randolph/Wabash station on the Loop 'L' will be closed. Please use the new, accessible Washington/Wabash station, located 1 block south.
Sun, Sep 3 2017 2:30 AM to TBD

Orange Line

New Washington/Wabash Station Opens
Special Note
The new Washington/Wabash Loop Elevated station, located on Wabash Avenue between Madison and Washington streets, will be open for service.
Thu, Aug 31 2017 to TBD

Randolph/Wabash Station Closure
Special Note
The Randolph/Wabash station on the Loop 'L' will be closed. Please use the new, accessible Washington/Wabash station, located 1 block south.
Sun, Sep 3 2017 2:30 AM to TBD

Purple Line Express

New Washington/Wabash Station Opens
Special Note
The new Washington/Wabash Loop Elevated station, located on Wabash Avenue between Madison and Washington streets, will be open for service.
Thu, Aug 31 2017 to TBD

Randolph/Wabash Station Closure
Special Note
The Randolph/Wabash station on the Loop 'L' will be closed. Please use the new, accessible Washington/Wabash station, located 1 block south.
Sun, Sep 3 2017 2:30 AM to TBD

Wilson Station Accessible Main Entrance Opens, North Entrance Temporarily Closes
Special Note
The new, permanent, ADA-accessible Wilson station main entrance on the south side of Wilson Ave opens; the north entrance will temp close.
Wed, Sep 20 2017 4:00 AM to TBD

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 12 2017

New Washington/Wabash Station Opens
Special Note
The new Washington/Wabash Loop Elevated station, located on Wabash Avenue between Madison and Washington streets, will be open for service.
Thu, Aug 31 2017 to TBD

Randolph/Wabash Station Closure
Special Note
The Randolph/Wabash station on the Loop 'L' will be closed. Please use the new, accessible Washington/Wabash station, located 1 block south.
Sun, Sep 3 2017 2:30 AM to TBD

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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Red Line Normal Service
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