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Weekend Service Changes



Apr 11 - 14

 



Rail Lines

 

 
BLUE LINE
 
 
Apr 11 - 14
10pm Fri to 4am Mon

Bus Substitution Between Damen and Western (O’Hare Branch) Stations

How does this affect my trip?
Shuttle buses replace rail service between Damen and Western (O’Hare branch).

Trains operate between O’Hare and Western (O’Hare branch), and between Damen, Downtown and Forest Park.

Accessibility: The bus shuttle will run between Clark/Lake and Western, making stops at all intermediate rail stations. Customers requiring an accessible transfer between bus and rail, or with luggage or strollers, or otherwise desire the use of an elevator, should use the shuttle bus between Western and Clark/Lake.

Rail-Shuttle Transfers: Free transfer between shuttle buses and rail service is only available at Western, Damen and Clark/Lake, and requires the farecard used to pay your fare at the start of your trip.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
We are making track improvements to eliminate slow zones and improve rail service along the Blue Line. 
 
 
  
BROWN LINE 
 
 
Sun, Apr 13
5am to 7pm
 
Boarding Change, Delays Between Sedgwick and Fullerton

How does this affect my trip? 
Board/exit all trains on the Loop-bound platform at the Armitage station.

Trains in both directions will operate on the same track between Sedgwick and Fullerton, resulting in minor delays.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
We are making structural improvements to remove slow zones and to improve rail service on the Brown Line as part of the Ravenswood Connector Rehabilitation Project.
 
 
 
ORANGE LINE & PINK LINE
 
 
Sat, Apr 12
6am to 6pm

Trains Rerouted Downtown

How does this affect my trip?
Orange Line and Pink Line trains will operate counterclockwise on the Outer Loop.

Board/exit Orange Line and Pink Line trains on the Brown Line platform at all Loop stations.

Orange Line: The first stop on the Loop will be Adams/Wabash and the last stop on the Loop will be Harold Washington Library-State/Van Buren.

Pink Line: The first stop on the Loop will be Washington/Wells and the last stop on the Loop will be Clark/Lake.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
We are performing track maintenance to ensure that trains continue to operate safely on the Loop Elevated.
 
 
 
RED LINE 
 
 
Apr 12 – 13
Sat to Sun
6am to 7pm, daily

Howard-bound Trains Bypass Addison Station

How does this affect my trip?
Howard-bound trains will not stop at the Addison station.

For service to Addison station, take a Howard-bound train to Sheridan and transfer to a 95th-bound train.

For service from Addison station, take a 95th-bound train to Belmont and transfer to a Howard-bound train.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
We are performing track maintenance to ensure that trains continue to operate safely along the Red Line.
 


 

Bus Routes

  
The bus reroutes listed below are short-term reroutes during this weekend or long-term reroutes beginning this weekend. For a full list of bus reroutes currently in place, please visit the Bus Alerts
 page.
 
 
#15 Jeffery Local Temporary Reroute

9am, Tue, Apr 8 to 9am, Thu, Jun 26 or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Buses will operate in both directions via 103rd, Oglesby, and 100th.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to sewer construction on Yates between 100th and 102nd.  
 
 
 
#48 South Damen Temporary Reroute
 
4am, Wed, Apr 2 to 6pm, Wed, May 14 or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Buses will operate in both directions via Damen, Garfield, Western Avenue, 51st, and Damen.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to construction on Damen between 51st and 52nd.
 
 
 
#50 Damen Temporary Bus Stop Elimination

Apr 11 - 14
10pm Fri to 4am Mon or completion

How does this affect my trip?
The southbound #50 bus stop located on the northwest corner at Damen/Milwaukee/North Avenue will be temporarily eliminated.

Board southbound #50 buses one 1/2 block south at the Damen Blue Line station.

Why is service being changed?
The bus stop will be temporarily eliminated due to construction at Damen/Milwaukee/North Avenue.
 
 
 
#70 Division Temporary Reroute

6am, Fri, Apr 11 to 4pm, Mon, Oct 13 or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Buses will operate in both directions via Division, Cherry, North Branch, Halsted, and Division.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to bridge work on the Division Street Bridge over the North Branch of the Chicago River.
 
 
 
#72 North Temporary Reroute

Apr 11 - 14
9pm Fri to 4am Mon or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Buses will operate in both directions via North Avenue, Western, Division, Damen, and North Avenue.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to construction on the Blue Line tracks between Damen and Western (O’Hare branch). 

 


The customer alerts listed here are based on the latest information known as of the time of publishing. This information is subject to change without notice. While we work to provide information as accurate and reliable as possible, changes, additions, and cancellations are sometimes necessary.

For the latest information, including any changes to the information above or information about unplanned events that affect service, please check the Alerts section of the CTA website or see information pertaining to your route in our System Guide

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