Red and Brown Line Trains at Belmont and Fullerton to Temporarily Reroute This Weekend

September 26, 2008
09/26/08

Southbound Red and Brown Line trains will be temporarily rerouted at Belmont and Fullerton from 9 p.m. Friday, September 26 until 7 p.m. Saturday, September 27 for construction work as part of the Brown Line Capacity Expansion project.

Southbound Red and Brown Line customers at Belmont and Fullerton will board and exit trains from the northbound Red Line side of the platform. Northbound Red Line customers must board and exit trains from the platform where northbound Brown Line trains berth.

During this time, southbound Brown Line trains will be unable to stop at Diversey. Southbound Brown Line customers traveling to Diversey should exit at Fullerton and board a northbound train to Diversey. Customers boarding at Diversey traveling southbound should board a northbound train and exit at Belmont to board a southbound train.

Also, during this time, Belmont Avenue will be closed at the Brown Line station and #77 Belmont buses will undergo temporary reroutes. Eastbound buses will travel over the regular route to Sheffield then will operate via Sheffield, Addison, Halsted then return to Belmont and resume the regular route. Westbound buses will travel the reverse route.

Customers are advised to allow extra travel time. CTA operators will announce the direction of each train.

Saturday
The temporary reroute of southbound Red and Brown Line trains will continue at Belmont from 7 p.m. Saturday, September 27 until 4:30 a.m. Monday, September 29.

Southbound Red and Brown Line customers at Belmont will board and exit trains from the northbound Red Line side of the platform. Northbound Red Line customers must board and exit trains from the platform where northbound Brown Line trains berth.

During this time, southbound Brown Line trains will be unable to stop at Diversey.Southbound Brown Line customers traveling to Diversey should exit at Fullerton and board a northbound train to Diversey. Customers boarding at Diversey traveling southbound should board a northbound train and exit at Belmont to board a southbound train.

Customers are advised to allow extra travel time. CTA operators will announce the direction of each train.

Also, during this time, Belmont Avenue will be closed at the Brown Line station and #77 Belmont buses will undergo temporary reroutes. Eastbound buses will travel over the regular route to Sheffield then will operate via Sheffield, Addison, Halsted then return to Belmont and resume the regular route. Westbound buses will travel the reverse route.

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