People exiting a Red Line train

train iconRed Line ‘L’

The Red Line provides 24-hour train service between Howard on the North Side and 95th/Dan Ryan on the South Side via subway through downtown Chicago.

This page contains

 

Hours of operation

 

Weekdays

Sat.

Sun./Hol.

Between Howard and 95th/Dan Ryan (via downtown subway)
Howard to 95th

 32x32_owlsvc Service at all times, every day

95th to Howard

Detailed service information

Route-wide schedule brochure (pdf)route diagram & station info

 

Service alerts

Current alerts 6
Boarding Change at Wilson
Special Note

West platform at Wilson is temporarily closed. Board/exit all trains on the east platform.

Argyle Temporary Station Relocation
Special Note

The temporary Argyle station on Argyle St is closed and a new temp Argyle station open 1-2 blks north, with staffed entrances on Foster Ave and Winona St.

Bryn Mawr Temporary Station Relocated, 95th-bound Service Only
Special Note

Temp Bryn Mawr stn entrances on B'way & Bryn Mawr Av closed; new temp Bryn Mawr stn open 75ft east of old stn under viaduct. Only 95th-bnd srvc at new temp stn.

Berwyn Station Temporary Closure
Planned Work w/Station(s) Bypassed

Berwyn station is temporarily closed. Please use the adjacent stations at Bryn Mawr or Argyle (enter Argyle station 1 block south of Berwyn on Foster Ave).

Lawrence Station Temporary Closure
Planned Work w/Station(s) Bypassed

Lawrence stn is temporarily closed. Please use adjacent stations at Argyle (enter on Winona) or Wilson. 81 Lawrence bus rerouted to connect to Wilson station.

Red and Purple Line Trains Share Track between Thorndale and Belmont (Updated)
Service Change

Red and Purple line trains share tracks btwn Thorndale and Belmont. Purple Line Express trains continue to make only express stops between Howard and Belmont.

Accessibility Alerts 2
Elevator at Grand Temporarily Out-of-Service
Elevator Status

The elevator to/from street at Grand (Red Line) is temporarily out-of-service.

Jackson Stations’ Upper Level Transfer Tunnel Temporarily Closed
Accessiblity Note

The upper-level pedestrian transfer tunnel between the Adams-Jackson mezzanines of the Jackson Red and Blue line stations will be temporarily closed.

 RSS Feed: Red Line Alerts

 

Route Diagram and Guide

with stations and station timetables

This diagram represents the order of stations along the route (not geography).

Red Line Transfer Stop

HowardAccessible station

Transfer to Purple Line Express (rush hours only)Transfer to Yellow Line

Red Line Stop

Jarvis

Red Line Stop

Morse

Red Line Stop

LoyolaAccessible station

Red Line Stop

GranvilleAccessible station

Red Line Stop

Thorndale

stop-down

Bryn Mawr

Only served by trains toward 95th/Dan Ryan; Howard-bound trains bypass station

Closed Red Line stop

Berwyn

Station temporarily closed

Red Line Stop

Argyle

Closed Red Line stop

Lawrence

Station temporarily closed

Red Line Transfer Stop

WilsonAccessible station

Transfer to Purple Line Express (rush hours only)

Red Line Stop

Sheridan

Red Line Stop

AddisonAccessible station

Red Line Transfer Stop

BelmontAccessible station

Transfer to Brown LineTransfer to Purple Line Express (rush hours only)

Red Line Transfer Stop

FullertonAccessible station

Transfer to Brown LineTransfer to Purple Line Express (rush hours only)

Red Line Stop

North/Clybourn

Red Line Stop

Clark/DivisionAccessible station

Red Line Stop

ChicagoAccessible station

Red Line Stop

GrandAccessible station

Red Line Transfer Stop

LakeAccessible station

Transfer to Brown Line (farecard required)Transfer to Green Line (farecard required)Transfer to Orange Line (farecard required)Transfer to Pink Line (farecard required)Transfer to Purple Line Express (rush only, farecard required)Transfer Blue Line (farecard required)

Red Line Stop

Monroe

Red Line Transfer Stop

JacksonAccessible station

Transfer to Blue LineTransfer to Brown Line (farecard required)Transfer to Orange Line (farecard required)Transfer to Pink Line (farecard required)Transfer to Purple Line Express (rush only, farecard required)

Red Line Stop

Harrison

Red Line Transfer Stop

RooseveltAccessible station

Transfer to Orange LineTransfer to Green Line

Transfer Stop

Cermak-ChinatownAccessible station

Transfer Stop

Sox-35thAccessible station

Connection to Metra Rock Island District 35th Lou Jones Station

Transfer Stop

47thAccessible station

Transfer Stop

GarfieldAccessible station

Transfer Stop

63rdAccessible station

Transfer Stop

69thAccessible station

Transfer Stop

79thAccessible station

Transfer Stop

87thAccessible station

Transfer Stop

95th/Dan RyanAccessible station

System status snapshot
‘L’ route status
Red Line
Normal Service
Blue Line
Normal Service
Brown Line
Normal Service
Green Line
Normal Service
Orange Line
Normal Service
Pink Line
Normal Service
Purple Line
Normal Service
Yellow Line
Normal Service
Bus routes w/alerts
Elevator alerts