Photo: Track work at Kimball

Weekday service changes

 
Dec 10 - 14

 

Rail Lines

 


GREEN LINE


Dec 10 – 13
Mon to Thu, nightly
8pm to 3:45am next day

Ashland/63rd- and Cottage Grove-bound Trains Bypass Garfield Station

How does this affect my trip? 
Green Line trains to Ashland/63rd and Cottage Grove will not stop at the Garfield station.

For service from Garfield station, board a shuttle bus in front of Garfield station or take a Harlem-bound train to 51st, and transfer to an Ashland/63rd- or Cottage Grove-bound train.

For service to Garfield station, transfer at 51st station to a shuttle bus to Garfield station.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed? 
We are performing construction to improve the Garfield station as part of the Garfield Gateway Project.

Map

 

Map showing 63rd-bound trains bypassing Garfield Green Line station, and a bus shuttle running between Garfield and 51st stations.

 

RED LINE

 
Dec 11 - 12

11pm Tue to 4am Wed

Boarding Change, Delays Between Lake and North/Clybourn 

How does this affect my trip?
Board/exit all trains on the 95th-bound platform at the Grand and Chicago stations, and on the 95th-bound side of the platform at the Clark/Division station.

Trains in both directions will operate on the same track between Lake and North/Clybourn, resulting in minor delays.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
We are performing maintenance to ensure that trains continue to operate safely along the Red Line. 
 

Dec 13 - 14
11pm Thu to 4am Fri

Boarding Change, Delays Between North/Clybourn and Lake

How does this affect my trip?
Board/exit all trains on the Howard-bound side of the platform at the Clark/Division station, and on the Howard-bound platform at the Chicago and Grand stations.

Trains in both directions will operate on the same track between North/Clybourn and Lake, resulting in minor delays.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
We are performing maintenance to ensure that trains continue to operate safely along the Red Line.

 

Bus Routes

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

Temporary Reroute
#26 South Shore Express
#100 Jeffery Manor Express


7am, Tue, Dec 4, 2018 to 5pm, Thu, Jan 31, 2019 or completion

How does this affect my trip?
#26 South Shore Express: 

  • AM Trips – Buses will operate northbound via 106th, Muskegon, Commercial, 100th, and Avenue L and 106th, then resume their normal route on Ewing.
  • PM Trips – Buses will operate southbound via Ewing, 106th, Avenue L, 100th, Commercial, and Muskegon, then resume their normal route on 106th.

#100 Jeffery Manor Express: Buses will operate in both directions via 106th, Muskegon, Commercial, 100th, Avenue N, and 106th.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to bridge work on 106th between Buffalo and Muskegon.

 

#31 31st Temporary Reroute 

Dec 6 – 10
3pm Thu to 4pm Mon or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Buses will operate in both directions via 31st, Halsted, 29th, Throop, and 31st.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to construction at 31st/Halsted.


#55A 55th/Austin Temporary Reroute

5am, Fri, Dec 7 to 5pm, Fri, Dec 21 or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Eastbound
buses will operate via Austin, 63rd, and Central, then resume their normal route on 55th.

Westbound buses are not affected.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to sewer work.

 

 

Note:

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.