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Weekend Service Changes



Dec 2 - 5

 

Rail Lines


 
 
BLUE LINE 
 
 

Sat, Dec 3
7am to 5pm

Boarding Change, Delays Between Oak Park and Cicero

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

Trains in both directions will operate on the same track between Oak Park and Cicero, 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. 
 
 
 
 
Dec 3 - 4
11pm Sat to 4am Sun

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 to ensure that trains continue to operate safely along the Blue Line. 
 
 
 
Dec 4 - 5
11pm Sun to 4am Mon

Delays Between Jefferson Park and Harlem (O'Hare branch)

How does this affect my trip?
Trains in both directions will operate on the same track between Jefferson Park and Harlem (O’Hare 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.
 
 
 
BROWN LINE
 
 
Sun, Dec 4
6am to 4pm

Boarding Change at Fullerton Station

How does this affect my trip?
Board/exit Loop-bound Brown Line trains on the Red Line side of the Loop- and 95th-bound platform at the Fullerton station.

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 
 
 
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.
 
 
 
Dec 4 - 5
11pm Sun to 4am Mon

Boarding Change, Delays Between 95th and 79th

How does this affect my trip?
Board/exit all trains on the 95th-bound side of the platform at the 87th station.

Trains in both directions will operate on the same track between 95th and 79th, 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 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.
 

 
Bus Service Affected by Toys for Tots Parade

Sun, Dec 4
8am to 2:30pm or completion

How does this affect my trip?
The Toys for Tots Parade will operate on Western between 87th and Addison streets. Service along Western and routes that cross Western will be temporarily interrupted.

The following CTA bus routes will be affected: #12, #18, #20, #21, #35, #47, #49, #51, #55, #56, #60, #62, #63, #65, #66, #67, #70, #72, #73, #74, #76, #79, #94, and #126.

Minor delays are expected on the affected routes.

Allow extra travel time.
 
 
 
#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. 
 
 
 
#49 Western Temporary Reroute

Sun, Dec 4
10:30am to 1:30pm or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Buses will operate in both directions via Western, Elston, California, Addison and Western.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Toys for Tots Motorcycle Parade.
 
 
 
#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.
 
 
 
#79 79th Temporary Reroute

Sun, Dec 4
8am to 2pm or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Trips to/from 79th/Western:

Westbound buses will operate via 79th, Damen, and 87th, ending their trips at 87th/Western.

Eastbound buses will begin their trips at 87th/Western, operate via 87th and Damen, then resume their normal rout on 79th.

Trips to/from Solo Cup Factory and Ford City:

Westbound buses will operate via 79th, Damen, 87th, and Kedzie, then resume their normal route on 79th.

Eastbound buses will operate via 79th, Western, 87th, and Damen, then resume their normal route on 79th

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Toys for Tots Parade. 



#103 West 103rd Temporary Reroute

Dec 3 - 4
8am Sat to 8pm Sun or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Eastbound
buses will operate via 103rd, State, 107th, and Michigan to 103rd, then resume their normal route on Michigan.

Westbound buses are not affected.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
 Buses are rerouted due to construction at State/103rd. 

 
 
 
#146 Inner Drive/ Michigan Express Temporary Reroute

Sun, Dec 4
10:30am to 5:30pm or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Southbound
buses will operate via Columbus, Lake Shore Drive, 18th, and Museum Campus Drive to McFetridge, then continue their normal route on Museum Campus Drive.

Northbound buses will operate via Museum Campus Drive, Waldron Drive, Lake Shore Drive, and Columbus to McFetridge, then continue their normal route on Columbus.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Chicago Bears vs. San Francisco 49ers football game.
 


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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