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Weekday Service Changes

 

Dec 5 - 9
 

 

Rail Lines


  

BLUE LINE 
 

 
Dec 5 - 6
Dec 7 - 8
Mon and Wed, nightly
11pm to 4am next day

Boarding Change, Delays Between Damen and Clark/Lake


How does this affect my trip?
Board/exit all trains on the Forest Park-bound side of the platform at the Division, Chicago, and Grand stations.

Trains in both directions will operate on the same track between Damen and Clark/Lake, 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 Blue Line. 
 
 
 
Dec 6 – 7
10pm Tue to 4am Wed
 
Boarding Change, Delays Between Pulaski and Western (Forest Park branch)

How does this affect my trip?
Board/exit all trains on the Forest Park-bound side of the platform at the Kedzie-Homan station.

Trains in both directions will operate on the same track between Pulaski and Western (Forest Park branch), 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. 
 
 
 
RED LINE
 
 
Tue, Nov 29 to Thu, Dec 15

Loyola Station Elevator Temporarily Out-of-Service

How does this affect my trip?
The elevator at the Loyola station is temporarily out of service. Entry/exiting from the Loyola platform are available by stairs and escalator only.

For accessible boarding/exiting of Red Line trains, customers may use the adjacent Granville station.

The elevator is estimated to return to service on Thursday, December 15, 2016 (date subject to change).

Why is service being changed?
We are upgrading the elevator at Loyola to ensure continued safe, accessible service.
 


 

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.
  
 

#48 South Damen Temporary Reroute

8am, Wed, Nov 30 to 4pm, Sat, Dec 10 or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Buses will operate in both directions via Damen, 63rd, Western, 59th, and Damen.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to water main construction at Damen/60th.
 
 
 
#78 Montrose Temporary Reroute

Wed, Nov 30 to Fri, Dec 9
6am to 4pm, daily or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Eastbound
buses will operate via Clark, Lawrence, and Broadway, then resume their normal route on Wilson.

Westbound buses will operate via Broadway, Wilson, Sheridan, Lawrence, and Clark to Wilson, then continue their normal route on Clark.

Allow extra travel time.
 
Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Wilson Station Reconstruction project.
 

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.

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.

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Trains:

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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