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CTA ‘L’ (Train) System Alerts

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Alerts by route

Red Line

A note about 'L' service
Special 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.
Sun, Jan 9 2022 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 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.
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

Irving Park Station Main Entrance Temporary Closure
Special Note
The Irving Park Blue Line station’s main entrance on the south side of Irving Park Road will be temporarily closed.
Mon, Jan 17 2022 9:00 AM to Tue, May 24 2022 7:00 AM

A note about 'L' service
Special 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.
Sun, Jan 9 2022 to TBD

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

Chicago River Bridge Lifts
Special Note
In spring, Chicago River bridges are periodically opened. Riders should expect minor delays during bridge lifts, typically Wed & Sat late mornings.
Wed, May 4 2022 to Wed, Jun 29 2022

A note about 'L' service
Special 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.
Sun, Jan 9 2022 to TBD

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

Green Line

Chicago River Bridge Lifts
Special Note
In spring, Chicago River bridges are periodically opened. Riders should expect minor delays during bridge lifts, typically Wed & Sat late mornings.
Wed, May 4 2022 to Wed, Jun 29 2022

A note about 'L' service
Special 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.
Sun, Jan 9 2022 to TBD

Orange Line

A note about 'L' service
Special 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.
Sun, Jan 9 2022 to TBD

Pink Line

Chicago River Bridge Lifts
Special Note
In spring, Chicago River bridges are periodically opened. Riders should expect minor delays during bridge lifts, typically Wed & Sat late mornings.
Wed, May 4 2022 to Wed, Jun 29 2022

A note about 'L' service
Special 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.
Sun, Jan 9 2022 to TBD

Purple Line

Boarding Change at Belmont
Service 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.
Mon, Jan 17 2022 4:00 AM to TBD

A note about 'L' service
Special 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.
Sun, Jan 9 2022 to TBD

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 Belmont (Updated)
Service Change
Predictions Disabled Affects Train Tracker estimations (What's this?)
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.
Sun, May 16 2021 12:01 AM to TBD

Purple Line Express

Boarding Change at Belmont
Service 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.
Mon, Jan 17 2022 4:00 AM to TBD

A note about 'L' service
Special 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.
Sun, Jan 9 2022 to TBD

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 Belmont (Updated)
Service Change
Predictions Disabled Affects Train Tracker estimations (What's this?)
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.
Sun, May 16 2021 12:01 AM to TBD

Yellow Line

A note about 'L' service
Special 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.
Sun, Jan 9 2022 to TBD