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Weekend Service Changes



Jan 20 - 23

 

  

Rail Lines




RED, BROWN, BLUE, ORANGE, GREEN LINES


Sat, Jan 21


Increased Capacity for 2017 Chicago Women's Rally and March

How does this affect my trip?
Brown Line: Longer trains will operate in both directions between Kimball and the Loop, 5am to 3pm.

Blue Line: Longer trains will operate from O’Hare 5am to 3pm and from Forest Park, 6am to 3pm.

Orange Line: Longer trains will operate in both directions between Midway and the Loop, 5am to 3pm. 

Green Line: Longer trains will operate in both directions between Harlem/Lake and Ashland/63rd-Cottage Grove, 5am to 3pm.

Why is service being changed?
Added service is being provided for the convenience of customers attending the
2017 Chicago Women's Rally and March. 


 

BLUE LINE
 
 
Jan 20 - 21

10pm Fri to 5am Sat

Boarding Change, Delays Between Logan Square and Irving Park 

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

Trains in both directions will operate on the same track between Logan Square and Irving Park, resulting in minor delays.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
We are performing station construction to improve the Addison station as part of the Your New Blue modernization project. 
 
 


 
 
RED LINE
  
 
Jan 21 – 22
Sat to Sun
6am to 4pm, daily
 
Boarding Change at Fullerton Station

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

Sun: Board/exit Howard-bound Red Line trains on the Brown Line side of the Howard- and Kimball-bound platform. Board/exit 95th-bound Red Line trains on the Red Line side of the Howard- and Kimball-bound platform.

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. 
 
 
 

Sat, Jan 21
7am to 5pm

Boarding Change at Sheridan Station

How does this affect my trip?
Howard-bound trains will stop at their normal platform, but board/exit trains on the outer tracks instead of the inner tracks.

Trains will be operating on the tracks normally used by Purple Line Express trains between Addison and Wilson.

Why is service being changed?
We are performing track maintenance to ensure that trains continue to operate safely along the Red Line. 
 
 
 
Jan 21 - 22
11pm Sat to 6am Sun 

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 track maintenance work 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
#3 King Drive
#4 Cottage Grove
#6 Jackson Park Express
#J14 Jeffery Jump
#22 Clark
#29 State
#36 Broadway
#62 Archer
#126 Jackson
#146 Inner Drive/Michigan Express
#147 Outer Drive Express
#151 Sheridan


Sat, Jan 21
8:30am to 2:30pm or completion
 
How does this affect my trip?
#3 King Drive, #4 Cottage Grove
Southbound buses will operate via Michigan, Adams, Clark, and Harrison, then resume their normal route on Michigan. Northbound buses will operate via Michigan, Harrison, Canal, and Monroe, then resume their normal route on Michigan.

#6 Jackson Park Express Southbound buses will operate via Wacker, Clark, Harrison, State, Balbo, Michigan, and Roosevelt, then resume their normal route on Columbus. Northbound buses will operate via Columbus, Roosevelt, Michigan, Harrison, Canal, and Monroe, then resume their normal route on Michigan.

#J14 Jeffery Jump Southbound buses will operate via Michigan, Adams, Clark, Harrison, Michigan, and Roosevelt, then resume their normal route on Columbus. Northbound buses will operate via Columbus, Roosevelt, Michigan, Harrison, and Canal, then resume their normal route on Madison.
 
#22 Clark Northbound buses will operate via Dearborn, Harrison, Canal, and Monroe, then resume their normal route on Dearborn. Southbound buses are not affected.

#29 State Southbound buses will operate via State, Adams, Clark, and Harrison, then resume their normal route on State. Northbound buses will operate via State, Harrison, Canal, and Monroe, then resume their normal route on State.

#36 Broadway Southbound buses will operate via State, Adams, Clark, and Van Buren, ending their trips at Van Buren/Canal. Northbound buses will begin their trips at Van Buren/Canal, operate via Canal and Monroe, then resume their normal route on Dearborn.

#62 Archer Southbound buses will operate via State, Adams, Clark, and Harrison, then resume their normal route on State. Northbound buses will operate via Dearborn, Harrison, Canal, and Monroe, then resume their normal route on Dearborn.

#126 Jackson Eastbound buses will operate via Jackson, Clark, and Harrison, ending their trips at Harrison/Wabash. Westbound buses will begin their trips at Harrison/Wabash, operate via Wabash, Balbo, State, Harrison, and Canal, then resume their normal route on Van Buren.

#146 Inner Drive/Michigan Express Northbound buses will operate via State, Harrison, Canal, and Monroe, then resume their normal route on State. Southbound buses will operate via Wacker, Clark, and Harrison, then resume their normal route on State.

#147 Outer Drive Express Southbound buses will operate via Michigan, Adams, Clark, and Harrison, ending their trips at Harrison/Wabash. Northbound buses will begin their trips at Harrison/Wabash, operate via Wabash, Balbo, State, Harrison, Canal, and Monroe, then resume their normal route on State.

#151 Sheridan Northbound buses will operate via Jackson, LaSalle, and Monroe, then resume their normal route on Dearborn. Southbound buses are not affected.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Women’s March on Chicago event.

 
 
 
Temporary Reroute
#22 Clark
#36 Broadway
#62 Archer
 
Sat, Jan 21
6am to 11am or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Northbound #22 Clark
, #36 Broadway, and #62 Archer buses will operate via Dearborn, Wacker, and LaSalle to Kinzie. #22 and #36 buses will operate via LaSalle and Hubbard, then resume their normal route on Dearborn. #62 buses will resume their normal route on Kinzie.

Southbound buses are not affected.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to filming on Dearborn between Wacker and Kinzie.
 


 

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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