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Weekend Service Changes

 
 

Mar 27 - 30

 
 
 

Rail Lines

 


REDBLUE, BROWN, ORANGE  LINES
 
 
Sun, Mar 29
5am to 1:30pm 


More Frequent Rail Service, Increased Capacity for 2015 Shamrock Shuffle

How does this affect my trip?
Red Line: More frequent service will operate from 6:30am to 11:30am.

Blue Line: More frequent service will operate from 7am to 12 noon. Longer trains will operate in both directions between O’Hare and Forest Park from 6:30am to 1pm.

Brown Line Longer trains will operate in both directions between Kimball and the Loop from 6:30am to 1pm..

Orange Line: Longer trains will operate in both directions between Midway and the Loop from 6:30am to 1pm. 

Why is service being changed?
Added service is being provided for the convenience of customers attending the 2015 Shamrock Shuffle.

 
 
 
BLUE LINE
 
 

Mar 27 – 28
11pm Fri to 8pm Sat  

Boarding Change, Delays Between Western and Jackson

How does this affect my trip?
11pm to 11:59pm, Fri and 10am to 8pm, Sat: Board/exit all trains on the Forest Park-bound side of the platform at the UIC-Halsted, Clinton, and LaSalle stations. Trains in both directions will operate on the same track between Racine and Jackson, resulting in minor delays.

12:01am to 12:30am, Sat: Board/exit all trains on the Forest-bound side of the platform at the Illinois Medical District, Racine, UIC-Halsted, Clinton, and LaSalle stations. Trains in both directions will operate on the same track between Western and Jackson, resulting in minor delays.
 
12:30am to 1am, Sat: Board/exit all trains on the O’Hare-bound side of the platform at the LaSalle, Clinton, UIC-Halsted, Racine, and Illinois Medical District stations. Trains in both directions will operate on the same track between Jackson and Western, resulting in minor delays.

1am to 10am, Sat: Board/exit all trains on the O’Hare-bound side of the platform at the LaSalle, Clinton, and UIC-Halsted stations. Trains in both directions will operate on the same track between Jackson and Racine, resulting in minor delays.


Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
We are performing maintenance in the Dearborn Street subway.    

 
 
 
Mar 29 – 30
10pm Sun to 4am Mon
 
Boarding Change, Delays Between Jackson and Racine

How does this affect my trip? 
Board/exit all trains on the O’Hare-bound side of the platform at the LaSalle, Clinton, and UIC-Halsted stations.

Trains in both directions will operate on the same track between Jackson and Racine, 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.

 
 
 
BROWN LINE
 

 
Sat, Mar 28
6am to 6pm

Boarding Change, Delays Between Western and Addison

How does this affect my trip?
Board/exit all trains on the Kimball-bound platform at the Damen, Montrose, and Irving Park stations.

Trains in both directions will operate on the same track between Western and Addison, 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 Brown Line.
 
 
 
 
RED LINE
 
 
Mar 27 – 28
Fri to Sat, nightly

Boarding Change, Delays Between 69th and Garfield

How does this affect my trip?

11pm Fri to 5am Sat: Board/exit all trains on the 95th-bound side of the platform at the 63rd station.

11pm Sat to 6am Sun: 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 69th and Garfield, resulting in minor delays.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Service is being affected due to IDOT work on the 63rd Street Bridge over the Dan Ryan Expressway. 
 
 
 
Mar 29 - 30
10:30pm Sun to 4:30am Mon 

Boarding Change, Delays Between North/Clybourn and Lake

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

Trains in both directions will operate on the same track between North/Clybourn and Lake, resulting in minor delays.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
We are making improvements at the Clark/Division station and performing maintenance to ensure that Red Line 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.
 
 
Temporary Reroute
#3 King Drive
#4 Cottage Grove

Sun, Mar 29
7:30am to 2pm or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Northbound
#3 and #4 buses will operate via Michigan, 16th, and State to Roosevelt, ending their trips at the Roosevelt Red/Orange/Green lines station.

Southbound #3 and #4 buses will begin their trips at the Roosevelt station, operate via Roosevelt, State, and 16th, then resume their normal route on Michigan.

Use Red, Orange, or Green line trains to travel between Roosevelt and Downtown.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K Run. 
 
 
 
Temporary Reroute
#6 Jackson Park Express
#10 Museum of Science & Industry
#J14 Jeffery Jump

Mar 28 - 29
12 noon Sat to 7:30am Sun or completion

Sun, Mar 29
2pm to 4pm or completion

How does this affect my trip?

Between Columbus/Roosevelt and Michigan/Balbo, #6, #10, and #J14 buses in both directions will operate via Roosevelt and Michigan.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K Run. 
 
 
 
#6 Jackson Park Express Temporary Reroute

Sun, Mar 29
7:30am to 2pm or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Northbound buses will operate via Lake Shore Drive, I-55 (Stevenson Expressway), State, and Roosevelt, ending their trips at the Roosevelt Red/Orange/Green lines station.

Southbound buses will begin their trips at the Roosevelt station, operate via Roosevelt to Columbus, then resume their normal route on Columbus.

Use Red, Orange, or Green line trains to travel between Roosevelt and Downtown.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K Run. 
 
 
 
#8 Halsted Temporary Reroute
(Updated 3/27/15,10:15am)

Sun, Mar 29
1pm to 6pm or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Northbound
buses will operate via Halsted, Taylor, Jefferson, and Fulton, then resume their normal route on Halsted.

Southbound buses will operate via Halsted, Fulton, Desplaines, and Taylor, then resume their normal route on Halsted.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Green Hellenic Independence Day Parade.
 
 
 
#10 Museum of Science & Industry Temporary Reroute

Sun, Mar 29
7:30am to 2pm or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Northbound buses will operate via Lake Shore Drive, I-55 (Stevenson Expressway), State, and Roosevelt to the Roosevelt Red/Orange/Green lines station. Customers traveling into Downtown must transfer to Red, Orange or Green line trains at this station. Northbound buses will continue via Roosevelt, Lake Shore Drive, and Wacker, then resume their normal route on Michigan.
 
Southbound buses will operate via Michigan, Ontario, Clark, Wacker, Madison, Halsted, and Roosevelt to the Roosevelt Red/Orange/Green lines station, continue on Roosevelt to Columbus, then resume their normal route on Columbus.

Use Red, Orange, or Green line trains to travel between Roosevelt and Downtown.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K Run. 
 
 
 
#12 Roosevelt Temporary Reroute

Sun, Mar 29
7:30am to 2pm or completion
 
How does this affect my trip?
Eastbound
buses will operate via Roosevelt, Wabash, 16th, Michigan, 18th, Wabash, and Roosevelt, ending their trips at the Roosevelt Red/Orange/Green lines station.

Westbound buses will begin their trips at the Roosevelt station, then resume their normal route on Roosevelt.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K Run. 
 
 
 
#J14 Jeffery Jump Temporary Reroute

Sun, Mar 29
7:30am to 2pm or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Northbound
buses will operate via Lake Shore Drive, I-55 (Stevenson Expressway), State, and Roosevelt to the Roosevelt Red/ Orange/Green lines station. Customers traveling into Downtown must transfer to Red, Orange, or Green line trains at this station. Northbound buses will continue via Roosevelt, Halsted, and Washington, ending their trips at Washington/Desplaines.

Southbound buses will begin their trips Washington/Desplaines, operate via Desplaines, Madison, Halsted, and Roosevelt, then resume their normal route on Columbus.

Use Red, Orange, or Green line trains to travel between Roosevelt and Downtown.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K Run

 
 
 
#18 16th/18th Temporary Reroute

Sun, Mar 29
7:30am to 2pm or completion
 
How does this affect my trip?
Eastbound
buses will operate via Roosevelt, State, 11th, Wabash, and Roosevelt, ending their trips at the Roosevelt Red/Orange/Green lines station.

Westbound buses will begin their trips at the Roosevelt station, then resume their normal route on Roosevelt.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K Run. 
 
 
 
#20 Madison Temporary Reroute

Sun, Mar 29
1pm to 6pm or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Eastbound
buses will operate via Madison, Racine, Lake, and Desplaines, the resume their normal route on Washington.

Westbound buses will operate via Madison, Jefferson, Randolph, and Racine, then resume their normal route on Madison.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Green Hellenic Independence Day Parade.

 
 
 
Temporary Reroute
#20 Madison
#56 Milwaukee

Sun, Mar 29
7:30am to 2pm or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Eastbound #20 
and southbound #56 buses will operate via Washington,Wacker, Clark, Monroe, and Dearborn, ending their trips at Dearborn/Madison.

Westbound #20 and northbound #56 buses will begin their trips at Dearborn/Madison, operate via Dearborn and Wacker, then resume their normal route on Madison.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K Run. 
 
 
 
#22 Clark Temporary Reroute

Sun, Mar 29
7:30am to 2pm or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Southbound
buses will operate via Clark, Monroe, and Dearborn, ending their trips at the Washington Blue Line subway station.
 
Northbound buses will begin their trips at Dearborn/Washington, then resume their normal route on Dearborn.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K Run. 
 
 
 
#29 State Temporary Reroute

Sun, Mar 29
7:30am to 2pm or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Northbound
buses will operate via State and Roosevelt, ending their trips at the Roosevelt Red/Orange/Green lines station.

Southbound buses will begin their trips at State/Roosevelt, then resume their normal route on State.

Use Red, Orange, or Green line trains to travel between Roosevelt and Downtown.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K Run. 
 
 
 
#36 Broadway Temporary Reroute

Sun, Mar 29
7:30am to 2pm or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Southbound buses will operate via State, Ontario, Clark, Monroe, and Dearborn, ending their trips at the Washington Blue Line subway station.

Northbound buses will begin their trips at Dearborn/Washington, operate via Dearborn and Ohio, then resume their normal route on State.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K Run.
  
 
 
#49B North Western Temporary Reroute

Sat, Mar 28
1pm to 4pm or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Northbound buses will operate via Western, Peterson, California, Lunt, then resume their normal route on Western.

Southbound buses are not affected.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Bangladesh Day Parade. 
 
 
 
#60 Blue Island/26th Temporary Reroute

Sun, Mar 29
7:30am to 2pm or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Eastbound
buses will operate via Harrison, Halsted, Washington, Wacker, Clark, Monroe, and Dearborn, ending their trips at Dearborn/Madison.

Westbound buses will begin their trips at Dearborn/Madison, operate via Dearborn, Wacker, Madison, Halsted, Harrison, and Taylor, then resume their normal route on Racine.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K Run.
  
 
 
#62 Archer Temporary Reroute

Sun, Mar 29
7:30am to 2pm or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Northbound
buses will operate via State and Roosevelt, ending their trips at the Roosevelt Red/Orange/Green lines station.

Southbound buses will begin their trips at the Roosevelt station on State south of Roosevelt, then resume their normal route on State.

Use Red, Orange, or Green line trains to travel between Roosevelt and Downtown.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K Run. 
 
 
 
#65 Grand Temporary Reroute

Sun, Mar 29
7:30am to 2pm or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Eastbound
buses will operate via Illinois, Dearborn, Ohio, and McClurg, then resume their normal route on Illinois.

Westbound buses will operate via Grand, Fairbanks, Ontario, and Clark, then resume their normal route on Grand.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K Run. 
 
 
 
#66 Chicago Temporary Reroute

Sun, Mar 29
7:30am to 2pm or completion
 
How does this affect my trip?
Eastbound
buses will operate via Fairbanks, Ohio, and McClurg, then resume their normal route on Illinois.

Westbound buses are not affected.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K Run. 
 
 
 
#124 Navy Pier Temporary Reroute

Sun, Mar 29
7:30am to 2pm or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Eastbound
buses will operate via Wacker, Dearborn, Ohio, and McClurg, then resume their normal route on Illinois.

Westbound buses will operate via Grand, Fairbanks, Ontario, Clark, Wacker, Randolph and Clinton to Madison, then continue their normal route on Clinton.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K Run. 
 
 
 
#126 Jackson Temporary Reroute

Sun, Mar 29
7:30am to 2pm or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Eastbound
buses will operate via Jackson, Canal, and Adams, ending their trips at Adams/Canal.

Westbound buses will begin their trips at Adams/Canal, then continue their normal route on Adams.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K Run.
 
 
 
#126 Jackson Temporary Reroute

Sun, Mar 29
1pm to 6pm or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Eastbound
buses will operate via Jackson, Racine, Taylor, and Jefferson, then resume their normal route on Jackson.

Westbound buses will operate via Van Buren, Desplaines, Taylor, and Racine, then resume their normal route on Van Buren.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Green Hellenic Independence Day Parade.

  
 
 
#146 Inner Drive/Michigan Express Temporary Reroute
 
Sun, Mar 29
7:30am to 2pm or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Southbound
buses will operate via Michigan, South Water, Upper Columbus Wacker, Lower Wacker, Lake Shore Drive to Columbus, then continue their normal route on Lake Shore Drive.

Northbound buses will operate via McFetridge, Lake Shore Drive, Lower Wacker, and Upper Wacker, then resume their normal route on Michigan.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K Run. 
 
 
 
#147 Outer Drive Express Temporary Reroute

Sun, Mar 29
7:30am to 2pm or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Southbound
buses will operate via Michigan, Adams, Wabash, Jackson, and Michigan, ending their trips at Michigan/Jackson.

Northbound buses will begin their trips at Michigan/Jackson, then resume their normal route on Michigan.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K Run. 
 
 
 
#151 Sheridan Temporary Reroute

Sun, Mar 29
7:30am to 2pm or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Southbound
buses will operate via Michigan, Ontario, Clark, and Wacker, then resume their normal route on Adams.

Northbound buses will operate via Jackson, Wacker, Dearborn, and Ohio, then resume their normal route on Michigan. 

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K Run.
 
 
 
#155 Devon Temporary Reroute

Sat, Mar 28
1pm to 4pm or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Buses will operate in both directions via Devon, California, Lunt, Ridge, and Devon.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Bangladesh Day Parade.
  


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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