Updated 'L' Route Timetables
Eff. April 2, 2017

Beginning April 2 (or April 3, for services that operate on weekdays, only), updated schedules will go into effect for most CTA 'L' (train) routes. We routinely adjust schedules several times each year to help make service operate more efficiently and to account for seasonal ridership patterns.

These advance schedules are provided as a courtesy, and may be of particular interest to our customers who travel during off-peak hours.

No changes to bus schedules are occuring on these dates (the nearest bus timetable update is/was March 26).

Routes that have no changes are not listed on this page, as their current schedules (already published) will remain the same.

See also: Current schedules


List of changing 'L' (rail) route timetables

The following links point to new PDF timetable brochures for routes whose schedules are changing. (No changes to the Yellow Line's timetable are planned.)

Blue Line

Brown Line

Green Line

Orange Line

Pink Line

Purple Line

Red Line



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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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