Red and Brown Line Trains at Fullerton to Temporarily Reroute for Slow Zone Work

March 13, 2008
3/13/08

Southbound Red and Brown Line trains will be temporarily rerouted at Fullerton from 6 a.m. Saturday, March 15 to 6 p.m. Sunday, March 16, while crews work to eliminate slow zones.

Southbound Red and Brown Line customers at 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 Wellington station. Southbound customers who wish to exit at Wellington should continue to ride south to Fullerton and then take a northbound train to Wellington. Southbound customers who wish to board at Wellington should take a northbound train to Belmont and board a southbound train.

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

Next Week

The temporary reroute of southbound Red and Brown Line trains will continue next week from 8 p.m. each night until 4 a.m. the following morning beginning Monday, March 17 through Thursday, March 20.

Southbound Red and Brown Line customers at 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 Wellington station;

therefore, customers who want to exit at Wellington should continue to ride south to Fullerton and then take a northbound train to Wellington. Southbound customers who wish to board at Wellington should take a northbound train to Belmont and board a southbound train.

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

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