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Harold Washington Library-State/Van Buren Pink Line Brown Line Orange Line Purple Line Express

Station information

Address:
26 W. Van Buren St., Chicago, IL 60604
Type of station:
Elevated
Bike parking:
Indoor bike parking available.
Notes:

Connections: CTA Buses Buses #2, #6, #10, #22, #24, #29, #36, #62, #146, #147, #148

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

For free transfer to Red and Blue Lines (subway) from this station, exit the station and walk 1/2 block north on State to Red Line or on Dearborn to Blue Line. (Use the same farecard that was used to enter 'L' system when transferring to these nearby subway stations for free transfer entry.)

Service alerts

Accessibility Alerts 2
Elevator at Howard Temporarily Out-of-ServiceElevator Status

The Linden- and Skokie-bound platform elevator at Howard (Red, Purple, Yellow Lines) is temporarily out-of-service.

Elevator at Chicago Temporarily Out-of-ServiceElevator Status

The Kimball- and Linden-bound platform elevator at Chicago (Brown, Purple Lines) is temporarily out-of-service.

Upcoming alerts 5
Rail Service Temporarily Suspended Between Kimball and KedziePlanned Work w/Station(s) Bypassed

Brown Line service between Kimball and Kedzie will be temporarily suspended. Trains will operate between Kedzie and the Loop.

Rail Service Temporarily Suspended Between Kimball and KedziePlanned Work w/Station(s) Bypassed

Brown Line service between Kimball and Kedzie will be temporarily suspended. Trains will operate between Kedzie and the Loop.

Rail Service Temporarily Suspended Between Kimball and KedziePlanned Work w/Station(s) Bypassed

Brown Line service between Kimball and Kedzie will be temporarily suspended. Trains will operate between Kedzie and the Loop.

Rail Service Temporarily Suspended Between Kimball and KedziePlanned Work w/Station(s) Bypassed

Brown Line service between Kimball and Kedzie will be temporarily suspended. Trains will operate between Kedzie and the Loop.

Rail Service Temporarily Suspended Between Kimball and KedziePlanned Work w/Station(s) Bypassed

Brown Line service between Kimball and Kedzie will be temporarily suspended. Trains will operate between Kedzie and the Loop.

Estimated arrivals

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