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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
Midway Station Kiss & Ride Temporary Closure, RelocationSpecial Note

The Midway stn kiss & ride drop-off/pick-up lot will be temporarily closed. A temporary kiss & ride will be provided in the NE corner of the park & ride lot.

Accessibility Alerts 2
Elevator at Washington/Wabash Temporarily Out-of-ServiceElevator Status

The mezzanine-to-platform elevator at Washington/Wabash (Orange, Pink, Green, and Purple Line Express) is temporarily out-of-service.

Elevator at Clark/Lake (203 N. LaSalle) Temporarily Out-of-ServiceElevator Status

The elevator at 203 N. LaSalle is temporarily out-of-service. This affects access to the Outer Loop elevated platform (Brown Line and Harlem-bound Green Line).

Estimated arrivals

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‘L’ route status
Red Line
Normal Service
Blue Line
Normal Service
Brown Line
Normal Service
Green Line
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Orange Line
Normal Service
Pink Line
Normal Service
Yellow Line
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