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CTA ‘L’ (Train) System Alerts

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Alerts by route

Red Line

Red Line Service Delayed at Lake
Service Disruption
Red Line trains are standing at Lake due to an unauthorized person on the tracks. Crews working to restore service.
Tue, Dec 7 2021 9:01 AM to TBD

Berwyn Station Temporary Closure
Planned Work w/Station(s) Bypassed
Berwyn station is temporarily closed. Please use the adjacent stations at Bryn Mawr or Argyle. 92 Foster bus rerouted to Bryn Mawr station.
Sun, May 16 2021 12:01 AM to TBD

Lawrence Station Temporary Closure
Planned Work w/Station(s) Bypassed
Lawrence station is temporarily closed. Please use the adjacent stations at Argyle or Wilson. 81 Lawrence bus rerouted to connect to Wilson station.
Sun, May 16 2021 12:01 AM to TBD

Red and Purple Line Trains Share Track between Thorndale and Sheridan
Service 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.
Sun, May 16 2021 12:01 AM to TBD

Argyle Temporary Station and Entrance Opens
Special Note
The current Argyle station entrance is closed. The new, temporary Argyle station entrance is next to the closed one, 50 feet west.
Sun, May 16 2021 12:01 AM to TBD

Bryn Mawr Temporary Station Opens
Special Note
New, temporary Bryn Mawr station is open. Separate entry for each direction: Howard-bnd enter thru old entrance; 95th-bnd enter on B'way north of Bryn Mawr.
Sun, May 16 2021 12:01 AM to TBD

Blue Line

No overnight train departures from O’Hare station
Service Change
No Forest Park-bound Blue Line trains O'Hare-Rosemont, midnight to 4am, nightly. Trains still run to O'Hare stn & rest of line 24/7 + bus O'Hare-Rosemont avail.
Sat, Aug 1 2020 12:00 AM to TBD

Brown Line

Boarding Change at Belmont
Service 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.
Fri, Nov 19 2021 4:00 AM to TBD

Pink Line

Loop-bound Pink Line Delays
Significant Delays
Loop-bound Pink Line trains are running w/residual delays following earlier track switching problems near Polk. Service is resuming, allow extra time.
Tue, Dec 7 2021 9:11 AM to TBD

Purple Line Express

Boarding Change at Belmont
Service 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.
Fri, Nov 19 2021 4:00 AM to TBD

Red and Purple Line Trains Share Track between Thorndale and Sheridan
Service Change
Predictions Disabled Affects Train Tracker estimations (What's this?)
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.
Sun, May 16 2021 12:01 AM to TBD