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Station information

Address:
836 Chicago Ave., Evanston, IL 60202
Type of station:
Elevated
Notes:

Connections: CTA Bus #205; Metra UP-N (Evanston-Main St Station)

Service alerts

Current alerts 5
Central Station Main Entrance Temporary ClosureSpecial Note

The main entrance to the Central Purple Line station will be temporarily closed.

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.

A note about 'L' serviceSpecial Note

Some service may be running w/delays: Staff availability is affected by COVID but we're running as much service as possible—wait times may be longer-than-usual.

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.

Upcoming alerts 10
Boarding Change, Delays Between Dempster and HowardPlanned Work

Purple Line trains in both directions will operate on the same track between Dempster and Howard, resulting in minor delays.

Boarding Change, Delays Between Dempster and HowardPlanned Work

Purple Line trains in both directions will operate on the same track between Dempster and Howard, resulting in minor delays.

Boarding Change, Delays Between Dempster and HowardPlanned Work

Purple Line trains in both directions will operate on the same track between Dempster and Howard, resulting in minor delays.

Boarding Change, Delays Between Dempster and HowardPlanned Work

Purple Line trains in both directions will operate on the same track between Dempster and Howard, resulting in minor delays.

Boarding Change, Delays Between Dempster and HowardPlanned Work

Purple Line trains in both directions will operate on the same track between Dempster and Howard, resulting in minor delays.

Boarding Change, Delays Between Dempster and HowardPlanned Work

Purple Line trains in both directions will operate on the same track between Dempster and Howard, resulting in minor delays.

Boarding Change, Delays Between Dempster and HowardPlanned Work

Purple Line trains in both directions will operate on the same track between Dempster and Howard, resulting in minor delays.

Boarding Change, Delays Between Dempster and HowardPlanned Work

Purple Line trains in both directions will operate on the same track between Dempster and Howard, resulting in minor delays.

Boarding Change, Delays Between Dempster and HowardPlanned Work

Purple Line trains in both directions will operate on the same track between Dempster and Howard, resulting in minor delays.

Boarding Change, Delays Between Dempster and HowardPlanned Work

Purple Line trains in both directions will operate on the same track between Dempster and Howard, resulting in minor delays.

Estimated arrivals

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