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CTA ‘L’ (Train) System Alerts

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Alerts by route

Red Line

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

O'Hare-bound Blue Line Delays
Significant Delays
Predictions Disabled Affects Train Tracker estimations (What's this?)
O'Hare-bound Blue Line trains are running w/residual delays following an earlier signal problem at Western (Forest Park). Service is resuming, allow extra time.
Tue, Jun 15 2021 7:56 AM 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 and fall, Chicago River bridges are periodically opened. Riders should expect minor delays during bridge lifts, typically Wed & Sat late mornings.
Sat, Apr 17 2021 to Wed, Jun 30 2021

Green Line

Conservatory-Central Park Drive Harlem-bound Main Entrance and Elevator Temporary Closure
Special Note
Conservatory-Central Park Drive station’s main entrance, station house, & elevator to the Harlem-bound platform will be temporarily closed.
Fri, Jun 11 2021 6:00 PM to TBD

Chicago River Bridge Lifts
Special Note
In spring and fall, Chicago River bridges are periodically opened. Riders should expect minor delays during bridge lifts, typically Wed & Sat late mornings.
Sat, Apr 17 2021 to Wed, Jun 30 2021

Orange Line

Loop-bound Orange Line Delays
Major Delays
Predictions Disabled Affects Train Tracker estimations (What's this?)
Loop-bnd Orange Line trains are running w/residual delays following an earlier mechanical problem on a train at Western. Service is resuming, allow extra time.
Tue, Jun 15 2021 7:49 AM to TBD

Pink Line

Chicago River Bridge Lifts
Special Note
In spring and fall, Chicago River bridges are periodically opened. Riders should expect minor delays during bridge lifts, typically Wed & Sat late mornings.
Sat, Apr 17 2021 to Wed, Jun 30 2021

Purple Line Express

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