Photo: Track work at Loop Junction

Weekend service changes

Apr 16 - 19


A note for all our riders:

Federal mask mandate: A new federal directive requires that all passengers wear a mask on public transit. Refusing to wear a mask is a violation of federal law; passengers may be subject to penalties under federal law.

For info on riding during the pandemic and what we’re doing to keep you safe, visit transitchicago.com/coronavirus.

 

Rail Lines

 

BLUE LINE


Apr 16 -17
10pm Fri to 12:30am Sat

Boarding Change, Delays Between Damen and Clark/Lake

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

Trains in both directions will operate on the same track between Damen and Clark/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 Blue Line.

 

Sat, Apr 17
1am to 4am

Boarding Change, Delays Between Clark/Lake and Damen

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

Trains in both directions will operate on the same track between Clark/Lake and Damen, 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 Blue Line.


Apr 17 – 18
11:59pm Sat to 12 noon Sun

Boarding Change, Delays Between Rosemont and Harlem (O’Hare branch)

How does this affect my trip?
Board/exit all trains on the O’Hare-bound side of the platform at the Cumberland station.

Trains in both directions will operate on the same track between Rosemont and Harlem (O’Hare branch), resulting in minor delays.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
We are making signal improvements to allow trains to operate more efficiently along the Blue Line as part of the Your New Blue O’Hare branch signal project.


BROWN LINE


Apr 17 - 19
3am Sat to 4am Mon

Boarding Change at Belmont

How does this affect my trip?
Board/exit Kimball-bound trains on the Red Line side of the Howard- and Kimball-bound platform at the Belmont station.

Why is service being changed?
We are performing track structure improvements on the Brown Line as part of the Red and Purple Modernization (RPM) project.

 

Apr 17 -  19
3am Sat to 4am Mon

Delays Between Belmont and Southport

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

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
We are performing track structure improvements on the Brown Line as part of the Red and Purple Modernization (RPM) project.

 

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.

Temporary Reroute
#8 Halsted 
#169 69th/UPS Express


Apr 14 – 19
Wed to Mon
8am to 3pm, daily or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Between Halsted/79th and Halsted 76th, northbound #8 Halsted and eastbound #169 69th/UPS Express
buses will operate via 79th, Vincennes, and 76th.

Southbound #8 and westbound #169 buses are not affected.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to sewer work on Halsted between 78th and 79th.

 

#63 63rd Temporary Bus Stop Relocation

9am, Tue, Apr 13, 2021 to 5pm, Fri, Apr 15, 2022 or completion

How does this affect my trip?
The westbound #63 63rd bus stop at the northwest corner of 63rd/Cottage Grove will be temporarily located to the
northeast corner of 63rd/Cottage Grove.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
This bus stop is relocated due to construction.

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
Yellow Line
Normal Service
Bus routes w/alerts
Elevator alerts