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Weekday Service Changes

 

Dec 22 - 26

 
Sunday/Holiday Schedule on Thursday, December 25: Bus and rail service will operate on a Sunday/Holiday schedule on Thursday, December 25, 2014 (Christmas Day). Service will operate on a normal weekday schedule on Wednesday, December 24, 2014 (Christmas Eve).
 

Rail Lines

 
 
Visit transitchicago.com/holidaytrain for information on the 2014 CTA Holiday Train.
 
 
 
BLUE LINE
 
 
Dec 22 - 23
Mon to Tue, nightly
10pm to 4am next day

Boarding Change, Delays Between Damen and Clark/Lake

How does this affect my trip?
Board/exit all trains on the O’Hare-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 in the Dearborn Subway to ensure that trains continue to operate safely along the Blue Line. 



Effective 4am, Mon, Dec 22

Renovated Damen Station Reopens

How does this affect my trip?
The Damen station on the Blue Line will reopen for service. The renovated station includes these improvements and features:

Station House Entry/Plaza:

  • Repainted elevated structure
  • Upgraded lighting, including new LED lighting on elevated structure
  • New concrete paving
  • New bike racks

Station House:
 

  • Restored historic masonry walls and entrance canopy
  • New LED lighting
  • Renewed interior wall and ceiling finishes
  • New granite flooring
  • New stainless steel Customer Assistant’s booth
  • Improved signage, wayfinding and other communications amenities


Platforms:

  • New wood deck with tactile edge
  • Rehabilitated historic canopies
  • New or rehabilitated historic railings
  • New LED lighting, windbreaks, benches and signage

 
  
 
RED LINE
 
 
Dec 21 - 22
10:30pm Sun to 4:30am Mon

Boarding Change, Delays Between Grand and Cermak-Chinatown

How does this affect my trip?
Board/exit all trains on the Howard-bound side of the platform at the Lake, Monroe, Jackson, Harrison, and Roosevelt stations.

Trains in both directions will operate on the same track between Grand and Cermak-Chinatown, resulting in minor delays.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
We are performing maintenance work to ensure that trains continue to operate safely along the Red Line.
 
 
 
Dec 22 - 23
Mon to Tue, nightly
11pm to 4am next day

Boarding Change, Delays Between 69th and Garfield

How does this affect my trip?
Board/exit all trains on the Howard-bound side of the platform at the 63rd station.

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

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Service is being affected due to Metra’s Englewood Flyover Project and to IDOT work on the 63rd Street 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.
 

Bus Stop Restoration
#12 Roosevelt
#130 Museum Campus
#146 Inner Drive/Michigan Express

Effective Mon, Dec 22

How does this affect my trip?
The westbound bus stop will be restored on the northwest corner at Roosevelt/Michigan.
 
Why is service being changed?
The bus stop is being restored due to the completion of construction at Roosevelt/Michigan


Temporary Reroute
#52 Kedzie/California
#52A South Kedzie

Dec 18 – 24
9am Thu to 6am Wed or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Southbound #52
and #52A buses will operate via Kedzie, 55th, California, and 59th, then resume their normal route on Kedzie.

Northbound buses are not affected.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to construction at Kedzie/57th.
 


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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System Status

 

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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