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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

Current alerts 1
Purple Line Trains Share Track with Red Line between Howard and BelmontPlanned Work

Purple Ln Exp shares same track w/Red Line btwn Howard (Linden-bnd) or Granville (Loop-bnd) & Belmont. Trains con't to make limited stops btwn Howard & Belmont.

Upcoming alerts 2
Boarding Change, Delays Between Kostner and 54th/CermakPlanned Work

Pink Line trains will operate on the same track between Kostner and 54th/Cermak, resulting in minor delays.

Purple Line Trains Share Track with Red Line between Howard and BelmontPlanned Work

Purple Ln Exp shares same track w/Red Line btwn Howard (Linden-bnd) or Granville (Loop-bnd) & Belmont. Trains con't to make limited stops btwn Howard & Belmont.

Estimated arrivals

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