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Weekend Service Changes



Nov 28 - Dec 1

 
  
 

Rail Lines

 

 
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RED LINE
  
 
Nov 30 – Dec 1
10:30pm Sun to 4:30am Mon 

Boarding Change, Delays Between Cermak-Chinatown and Grand

 

How does this affect my trip?
Board/exit all trains on the 95th-bound side of the platform at the Roosevelt, Harrison, Jackson, Monroe, and Lake stations.

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

 


 

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 Reroutes
#6 Jackson Park Express
#79 79th


6am, Mon, Nov 24 to 6am, Mon, Dec 15 or completion
 
How does this affect my trip?
#6 Jackson park Express:

Southbound buses will operate via South Shore Drive, 83rd and Lake Shore Drive, ending their trips at Lake Shore Drive/Farragut.

Northbound buses will begin their trips at Lake Shore Drive/Farragut, operate on Lake Shore Drive to South Shore/79th, then resume their normal route on South Shore Drive.

#79 79th:

Eastbound buses will operate via 79th, South Shore Drive, 83rd and Lake Shore Drive, ending their trips at Lake Shore Drive/Farragut.

Westbound buses will begin their trips at Lake Shore Drive/Farragut, operate on Lake Shore Drive to South Shore/79th, then resume their normal route on 79th.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to construction affecting access to the 79th/lakefront bus terminal. 
 
 
 
#8 Halsted Temporary Reroute

9am, Wed, Nov 26 to 9am, Wed, Dec 3 or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Southbound
buses will operate via Broadway and Addison, then resume their normal route on Halsted.

Northbound buses are not affected.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to construction at Waveland/Broadway.
 
 
 
#82 Kimball-Homan Buses Resume Normal Routing

Effective Mon, Nov 24

How does this affect my trip?

Buses have returned to their normal routing.
 
Buses have resumed operating on Kimball between Peterson and Foster rather than rerouting via Foster, Kedzie, Jersey, and Peterson.

Why is service being changed?
Buses have resumed their normal routing due to the completion of construction Water Department work at Kimball/Bryn Mawr. 
 


 

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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