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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 3
Green and Pink Line DelaysSignificant Delays

Green and Pink Line trains are running w/residual delays following an earlier raised bridge at the Chicago River, downtown. Service is resuming.

Boarding Change at BelmontPlanned Work

Board/exit Linden-bnd Purple Line Exp & Kimball-bnd Brown Line trains on the Red Line side of the Howard-, Linden- and Kimball-bnd platform at Belmont station.

Red and Purple Line Trains Share Track between Thorndale and SheridanService Change

Red and Purple line trains share tracks btwn Thorndale and Sheridan. Purple Line Express trains continue to make only express stops between Howard and Belmont.

Accessibility Alerts 3
Elevator at Ashland Temporarily Out-of-ServiceElevator Status

An elevator needed access to the 63rd-bound platform at Ashland (Green and Pink Lines) is temp out-of-service due to its doors needing repair.

Elevator at Paulina Temporarily Out-of-ServiceElevator Status

The Kimball-bound platform elevator at Paulina (Brown Line) is temporarily out-of-service, due to an electrical problem.

Elevator at Belmont Temporarily Out-of-ServiceElevator Status

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

Estimated arrivals

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