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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 7
New Schedules in EffectSpecial Note

Updated schedules are in effect for all 'L' lines. Visit transitchicago.com for schedules.

Boarding Change at WilsonSpecial Note

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

Argyle Temporary Station RelocationSpecial 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 OnlySpecial 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 Garfield Temporarily Out-of-ServiceElevator Status

The elevator at Garfield (Red Line) is temporarily out-of-service.

Jackson Stations’ Upper Level Transfer Tunnel Temporarily ClosedAccessiblity Note

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

Upcoming alerts 1
Howard-bound Trains Bypass Thorndale thru JarvisPlanned Work w/Station(s) Bypassed

Howard-bnd Red Line trains will not stop at Thorndale thru Jarvis stns. Shuttle buses provide svc to Howard-bnd stops btwn Wilson & Howard, via Sheridan & Bway.

Estimated arrivals

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