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CTA ‘L’ (Train) System Alerts

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Alerts by route

Red Line

Boarding Change, Delays Between Grand and Cermak-Chinatown
Planned Work
Predictions Disabled Affects Train Tracker estimations (What's this?)
Red Line trains will operate on the same track between Grand and Cermak-Chinatown, resulting in boarding changes and minor delays.
Tue, Sep 27 2022 11:00 PM to Wed, Sep 28 2022 4:00 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

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

Boarding Change, Delays Between Cicero and Oak Park
Planned Work
Predictions Disabled Affects Train Tracker estimations (What's this?)
Blue Line trains will operate on the same track between Cicero and Oak Park, resulting in a boarding change and minor delays.
Tue, Sep 27 2022 10:00 PM to Wed, Sep 28 2022 4:00 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

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

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

Purple Line

Central Station Main Entrance Reopens
Special Note
The main entrance to the Central Purple Line station will reopen.
Wed, Aug 31 2022 10:00 PM to TBD

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

Pink 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

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