Station information

124 W. Lake St., Chicago, IL 60601
Type of station:
Elevated and Subway

Connections: CTA Buses #22, #24, #134, #135, #136, #156 (also, #124 eastbound on Wacker)

Free transfer is available between all 'L' routes serving this station.

Service alerts

Current alerts 5
Bus substitution between Illinois Medical District and downtownPlanned Work w/Part Closure

Shuttle buses replace train service between UIC-Halsted & IMD. Trains run in two sections: Between O’Hare & UIC-Halsted and between Forest Park & IMD, only.

Boarding Change at WilsonSpecial Note

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

Boarding Change at BelmontService Change

Board/exit Loop-bound Purple Line Express trains on the Red Line side of the 95th- and Loop-bound platform at the Belmont station.

Boarding Change at BelmontService Change

At Belmont station, Kimball-bound Brown Line trains resume stopping on outer track; Linden-bound Purple Line Exp trains continue to board/exit on inner track.

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 6
Elevator at Roosevelt Temporarily Out-of-ServiceElevator Status

The transfer tunnel elevator at Roosevelt (Red, Orange and Green Lines) is temp. out-of-service due to upgrading the elevator hydraulic cylinder.

Elevator at Wilson Temporarily Out-of-ServiceElevator Status

The platform elevator at Wilson (Red, Purple Lines) is temporarily out-of-service due to station upgrades.

Elevator at Cicero Temporarily Out-of-ServiceElevator Status

The elevator to/from platform at Cicero (Green Line) is temporarily out-of-service.

Elevator at Jackson Temporarily Out-of-ServiceElevator Status

The elevator to the platform at Jackson (Blue Line) is temporarily out-of-service.

Update: Elevator at Indiana Temporarily Out-of-ServiceElevator Status

The Harlem-bound platform elevator at Indiana (Green Line) is temp. out-of-service. We are upgrading the elevator door operator for continued safe service.

Elevator at Harlem/Lake Temporarily Out-of-ServiceElevator Status

The elevator at Harlem/Lake (Green Line) is temporarily out-of-service because of vandalism or abuse of the elevator.

Upcoming alerts 2
Loop-bound Trains Bypass Wellington and DiverseyPlanned Work w/Station(s) Bypassed

Loop-bound Brown Line trains will not stop at Wellington and Diversey.

Bus Substitution Between Belmont and Southport StationsPlanned Work w/Part Closure

Shuttle buses replace Brown Line rail service between Belmont and Southport.

Estimated arrivals

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Red Line
Normal Service
Brown Line
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Green Line
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Orange Line
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Pink Line
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Purple Line
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Yellow Line
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