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79th Red Line

Station information

Accessible
Address:
15 W. 79th St., Chicago, IL 60620
Type of station:
Expressway Line
Bike parking:
Indoor bike parking available.
Notes:

CTA Buses #8A, #24, #29, #75, #79

Service alerts

Current alerts 1
Rush Period Service Changes Between Roosevelt and 95thService Change

Morning/evening rush periods, some Red Line trains will operate south of Roosevelt on the South Side elevated and Ashland branch (used by Green Line trains).

Accessibility Alerts 3
Garfield Station 63rd-bound Platform Elevator Out of ServiceElevator Work

Ashland/63rd- & Cottage Grove-bound platform elevator at Garfield station will be temporarily out of service. Use 51st stn, rte 3 bus, or rte 55 bus & Red Line.

Elevator at 51st Temporarily Out-of-ServiceElevator Status

The elevator to the Harlem-bound platform, and the 63rd-bound bridge at 51st (Green Line) is temporarily out-of-service.

Elevator at 35th-Bronzeville-IIT Temporarily Out-of-ServiceElevator Status

The elevator at 35th-Bronzeville-IIT (Green Line) is temporarily out-of-service.

Upcoming alerts 3
Boarding Change, Delays Between Lake and North/ClybournPlanned Work

Red Line trains in both directions will operate on the same track between Lake and North/Clybourn, resulting in boarding changes and minor delays.

Boarding Change, Delays Between Lake and North/ClybournPlanned Work

Red Line trains in both directions will operate on the same track between Lake and North/Clybourn, resulting in boarding changes and minor delays.

Boarding Change, Delays Between Lake and North/ClybournPlanned Work

Red Line trains in both directions will operate on the same track between Lake and North/Clybourn, resulting in boarding changes and minor delays.

Estimated arrivals

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Normal Service
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Orange Line
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