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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

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

Increased Capacity
Special Note
Longer trains will operate on Blue, Brown, Green, and Orange lines, for the 2017 Chicago Air and Water Show.
Sun, Aug 20 2017 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM

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 19 2017

Increased Capacity
Special Note
Longer trains will operate on Blue, Brown, Green, and Orange lines, for the 2017 Chicago Air and Water Show.
Sun, Aug 20 2017 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM

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

Increased Capacity
Special Note
Longer trains will operate on Blue, Brown, Green, and Orange lines, for the 2017 Chicago Air and Water Show.
Sun, Aug 20 2017 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM

Orange Line

Increased Capacity
Special Note
Longer trains will operate on Blue, Brown, Green, and Orange lines, for the 2017 Chicago Air and Water Show.
Sun, Aug 20 2017 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM

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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