Photo: Track work at Kimball

Weekday service changes

Nov 30 - Dec 4

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Nov 30 - Dec 3
Mon to Thu, nightly
10pm to 4am next day

Rail Service Temporarily Suspended Between Kimball and Kedzie

How does this affect my trip?
Brown Line service between Kimball and Kedzie will be temporarily suspended. Trains will operate between Kedzie and the Loop. 

Connections between #81 Lawrence and #93 California/Dodge buses and Brown Line trains may be made by walking 1-1/2 blocks between Lawrence Avenue and the Kedzie Brown Line station, via Kedzie Ave between the Lawrence/Kedzie bus stops and the Kedzie Ave main/accessible station entrance or via Spaulding Ave between the Lawrence/Spaulding bus stops and the Spaulding Ave auxiliary station entrance (no farecard vending or accessible entry/exit at Spaulding).

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
We are performing track improvement construction to ensure that trains continue to operate safely along the Brown Line.



Bus Routes

The bus reroutes listed below are short-term reroutes during this week or long-term reroutes beginning this weekend. For a full list of bus reroutes currently in place, please visit the Bus Alerts page.

#78 Montrose Temporary Reroute

7am, Tue, Nov 24 to 5pm, Tue, Dec 1 or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Buses will operate in both directions via Montrose, Kimball, Irving Park, Kedzie, and Montrose.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to sewer work at Montrose/Spaulding.



Customer alerts listed here are based on the latest information known as of the time of publishing. This information is subject to change without notice. While we work to provide information as accurate and reliable as possible, changes, additions, and cancellations are sometimes necessary.

For the latest information, including any changes to the information above or information about unplanned events that affect service, please check the Alerts section of the CTA website or see information pertaining to your route in our System Guide.

System status snapshot
‘L’ route status
Red Line
Normal Service
Brown Line
Normal Service
Green Line
Normal Service
Orange Line
Normal Service
Pink Line
Normal Service
Purple Line
Normal Service
Yellow Line
Normal Service
Bus routes w/alerts
Elevator alerts