Photo: Track work at Loop Junction

Weekend service changes

Dec 7 - 10

 


Rail Lines




BLUE LINE


Dec 7 – 10
10pm Fri to 4am Mon

Belmont Station Temporary Closure

How does this affect my trip?
The Belmont Blue Line station will temporarily close.

Please use the adjacent stations at Addison and Logan Square.

A free bus shuttle will operate between the Belmont and Logan Square stations.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
We are performing station construction to improve the Belmont station as part of the Your New Blue modernization program.

Map

Map showing Belmont Blue Line station closed, and a free bus shuttle running from Logan Square station to Belmont station.




Dec 7 - 8
11pm Fri to 11pm Sat

Delays Between O’Hare and Rosemont

How does this affect my trip?
Trains in both directions will operate on the same track between O’Hare and Rosemont, resulting in minor delays.

Allow extra travel time.

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


BROWN LINE

 
Dec 8 - 9 
Sat to Sun
8am to 4pm, daily

Boarding Change at Belmont Station

How does this affect my trip?
At Belmont station, board Kimball-bound Brown Line trains on the Red Line side of the Kimball- and Howard-bound platform.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Service is being affected due to construction work on a building adjacent to the elevated structure.

 

GREEN LINE 


Sun, Dec 9
7am to 6pm

Boarding Change, Delays Between California and Clinton

How does this affect my trip?
Board/exit all trains on the Harlem-bound platform at Ashland and Morgan stations.

Trains in both directions will operate on the same track between California and Clinton, resulting in minor delays.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
We are performing track maintenance to ensure that trains continue to operate safely along the Green and Pink lines.

 

PINK LINE

Sun, Dec 9
‚Äč7am to 6pm

Pink Line Rerouted to Connect to Racine Blue Line Station

How does this affect my trip?
Trains will operate between 54th/Cermak and Polk, then to Racine Blue Line for connecting Blue Line train service to/from downtown.

For service to downtown from Pink Line stations between 54th/Cermak and Polk, take a Pink Line train toward the Loop and stay on board until the train reaches Racine on the Blue Line, where you can transfer to continuing Blue Line service into downtown.

For service from downtown to Pink Line stations between Polk and 54th/Cermak, take a Blue Line train toward Forest Park to Racine and transfer to a Pink Line train toward 54th/Cermak.

For service to/from Ashland, Morgan or Clinton stations, use shuttle buses between Polk and Ashland, and Green Line service.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
We are performing track maintenance to ensure that trains continue to operate safely along the Green and Pink lines.

Map
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RED LINE
 
 

Dec 7 – 10
10pm Fri to 4am Mon

Howard-bound Trains Bypass Lawrence thru Jarvis, Boarding Change at Sheridan and Wilson

How does this affect my trip?

Lawrence thru Jarvis stations: Howard-bound trains will not stop at Lawrence, Argyle, Berwyn, Bryn Mawr, Thorndale, Granville, Loyola, Morse, or Jarvis stations.

Shuttle bus: Shuttle buses will provide service toward Howard between Wilson and Howard, stopping along Broadway or Sheridan Road at the corner nearest the affected Red Line station (see map at right). Transfer at Wilson from Howard-bound Red Line trains to the shuttle bus.

Train service:
For service to these stations, take a Howard-bound train to Howard and transfer to a 95th-bound train.

For service from these stations, take a 95th-bound train to Wilson and transfer to a Howard-bound train.

Sheridan and Wilson stations: Howard-bound trains will stop at their normal platform. At Sheridan, board/exit trains on the outer tracks instead of the inner tracks. At Wilson, board/exit trains on the Purple Line side of the Howard- and Linden-bound platform.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
We are making train power improvements to allow trains to operate more efficiently along the Red Line.

Map

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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.

 

#77 Belmont Temporary Reroute

Dec 7 – 9
8pm Fri to 9am Sun or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Eastbound 
buses will operate via Belmont, Sheridan, Cannon, Inner Lake Shore Drive, and Diversey, ending their trips at Diversey/Inner Lake Shore Drive.

Westbound buses are not affected.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to a crane lift at Inner Lake Shore Drive/Oakdale.

 

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.