Track Maintenance Work Reroutes Brown Line Trains to Subway on Sunday

February 27, 2015

Free shuttle buses will make stops at or near Brown Line stations between Fullerton and Clark/Lake

The Chicago Transit Authority notifies customers that Brown Line trains will be rerouted to the State Street subway on Sunday, March 1, from 5 a.m. until 8 p.m., due to track maintenance work. Customers are encouraged to plan ahead and allow extra travel time.

During this time, all Brown Line trains will be rerouted from the elevated tracks to the subway and will serve each station between North/Clybourn and Roosevelt in both directions. Brown Line trains will operate normally between Kimball and Fullerton.

Service to/from Armitage, Segdwick, Chicago and Merchandise Mart

For customers who wish to board or exit from the Armitage, Sedgwick, Chicago and Merchandise Mart Brown Line stations, free shuttle buses will operate in both directions between Fullerton and Clark/Lake, making stops at or near the affected stations.

Loop Elevated Shuttle Train

For customers in the downtown/Loop area, a shuttle train will operate around the Loop for connections to Brown Line service in the subway and the shuttle buses at Clark/Lake. Customers can board this shuttle train at any Loop elevated station from the Outer Loop platform, which is normally served by Brown Line trains.

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