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Weekday Service Changes

 
 
Jul 6 - 10

 
 
 

Rail Lines

 



RED, ORANGE, GREEN, BROWN, BLUE LINES


July 8 – 12
Wed to Sun

Increased Capacity and More Frequent Service

How does this affect my trip?
 • Red Line 
Wed to Fri, daily:
Longer trains will operate between 95th/Dan Ryan and Howard until 12am next day. Trains from 95th/Dan Ryan will operate every 6 minutes from 6pm to 10pm.

Sat and Sun: Longer trains will operate between 95th/Dan Ryan and Howard until 12am next day. Trains from 95th/Dan Ryan will operate every 6 minutes from 6:30pm to 10pm.

• Orange Line
Wed to Fri, daily:
Longer trains will operate from Midway, 10am to 11pm
Sat and Sun, daily: Longer trains will operate from Midway, 9am to 12am next day.

• Green Line
Wed to Fri, daily:
Longer trains will operate between Harlem/Lake and Ashland/63rd, 9:30am to 2:30pm.

Brown Line
Wed to Fri, daily:
Longer trains will operate from Kimball, 10am to 11pm.
Sat and Sun: Longer trains will operate from Kimball, 9am to 11pm.

• Blue Line
Wed to Fri, daily:
Longer trains will operate between Forest Park and O’Hare until 12 am next day.
Sat and Sun, daily: Longer trains will operate between Forest Park and O’Hare, 9am to 11pm.

Why is service being changed?
Added service is being provided for the convenience of customers attending the 2014 Taste of Chicago.



BLUE LINE
 
 
Jul 6 - 9
Mon to Thu, nightly
10pm to 4am next day

Boarding Change, Delays Between Cicero and Oak Park

How does this affect my trip?
Board/exit all trains on the O'Hare-bound side of the platform at the Austin station.

Trains in both directions will operate on the same track between Cicero and Oak Park, resulting in minor delays.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
We are performing track maintenance to ensure that trains continue to operate safely along the Blue Line.   
 
 
 
GREEN, ORANGE LINES
 
 
Jul 6 - 7 
Mon to Tue, nightly
10pm to 4am next day

Boarding Change, Delays Between the Loop and Roosevelt

How does this affect my trip?  
Board/exit all Orange and Green line trains on the Loop- and Harlem-bound side of the platform at the Roosevelt elevated station.

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

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Service is affected due to streetscape improvement work on Roosevelt Road. 
 
  
 
RED LINE
 
 
Jul 6 – 8
Mon to Wed, nightly
10:30pm to 4:30am, next day

Boarding Change, Delays Between Fullerton and Clark/Division

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

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

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
We are performing maintenance to ensure that trains continue to operate safely along the Red Line. 
 
 
 
Jul 9 - 10
11pm Thu to 4am Fri
 
Boarding Change, Delays Between 69th and Garfield 
 
How does this affect my trip? 
Board/exit all trains on the 95th-bound side of the platform at the 63rd station.

Trains in both directions will operate on the same track between 69th and Garfield, resulting in minor delays.
 
Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Service is being affected due to work on the Metra Bridge over the Dan Ryan Expressway.
 


 

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.
  
 
Temporary Reroute
#2 Hyde Park Express
#6 Jackson Park Express
#10 Museum of Science & Industry
#J14 Jeffery Jump
#26 South Shore Express
#28 Stony Island

7am, Thu, July 2 to 3pm, Tues, Jul 14 or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Northbound #2 Hyde Park Express, #6 Jackson Park Express, #10 Museum of Science & Industry, #J14 Jeffery Jump, #26 South Shore Express,
and #28 Stony Island buses will operate via Columbus, Roosevelt, and Michigan to Balbo. #2 and #10 buses will resume their normal route on Balbo. #6, #J14, #26, and #28 buses will continue their normal route on Michigan.

From Balbo/Michigan, southbound #2, #6, #10, #J14, #26, and #28 buses will operate via Michigan and Roosevelt, then resume their normal route on Columbus.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Taste of Chicago.


#54 Cicero Temporary Bus Stop Relocation

Wed, Jul 1 to Wed, Jul 15 or completion

How does this affect my trip?
The northbound bus stop on the southeast corner at Cicero/Belden will be temporarily relocated to the northeast corner at Cicero/Belden.

Why is service being changed?
The bus stop will be temporarily relocated due to sidewalk construction.



#55A Austin Temporary Reroute

8am, Mon, Jul 6 to 1pm, Mon, Jul 13 or completion 

How does this affect my trip?
Westbound
buses will operate via Austin, 61st, Narragansett, 63rd, Meade, and 65th to Austin/65th.

Eastbound buses will operate via Austin, 63rd, Narragansett, and 61st, then resume their normal route on Austin.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the 21st Family Feast and Carnival. 
 

#55N Narragansett Temporary Reroute

8am, Mon, Jul 6 to 4pm, Sat, Jul 11 or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Buses will operate in both directions via 55th, Narragansett, 58th, Austin, 61st, and Narragansett.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to due to railroad crossing repair work at 5900-5939 S. Narragansett. 
 


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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