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X49 Western Express

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Service description: Fewer stops along Western; see schedule for full details.

First bus/last bus

Spans of service below show when first bus departs terminal of origin through last bus departs terminal of origin. First and last buses reach mid-route stops later than these times-see schedule or use trip planner for specific times when service works for you.

Western/79th north to Western/Berwyn
5:30am-9:00am & 2:30pm-5:30pm weekdays
Western/Berwyn south to Western/79th
6am-9:00am & 2:30pm-5:30pm weekdays

(Precise hours of service may vary depending on where along the route you are.)

Service alerts

Current alerts 2
Service to be suspended on all lines
Service Suspended

At 6:30pm, service will be suspended on all bus and rail lines at the request of public safety officials. Service is expected to resume tomorrow morning.

No Bus Service In/Around Downtown Area
Service Disruption

May 31: Bus service is not running in the area between Western and the lakefront, from Fullerton to 47th Street, at the request of public safety officials.

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