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79th Red Line

Station information

Accessible
Address:
15 W. 79th St., Chicago, IL 60620
Type of station:
Expressway Line
Bike parking:
Indoor bike parking available.
Notes:

CTA Buses #8A, #24, #29, #75, #79

Service alerts

Current alerts 7
Boarding Change, Delays Between Grand and Cermak-ChinatownPlanned Work

Red Line trains will operate on the same track between Grand and Cermak-Chinatown, resulting in boarding changes and minor delays.

A note about 'L' serviceSpecial Note

Some service may be running w/delays: Staff availability is affected by COVID but we're running as much service as possible—wait times may be longer than usual.

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.

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.

Red and Purple Line Trains Share Track between Thorndale and Belmont (Updated)Service Change

Red and Purple line trains share tracks btwn Thorndale and Belmont. Purple Line Express trains continue to make only express stops between Howard and Belmont.

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.

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.

Accessibility Alerts 2
Elevator at Jackson Temporarily Out-of-ServiceElevator Status

The elevator to/from street at the Adams-Jackson entrance to Jackson (Red Line) is temporarily out-of-service, due to upgrading the elevator doors.

Elevator at Roosevelt Temporarily Out-of-ServiceElevator Status

The transfer tunnel elevator at Roosevelt ( Red, Orange, & Green Lines) is temporarily out-of-service.

Upcoming alerts 2
Boarding Change, Delays Between Garfield and Sox-35th Planned Work

Red Line trains will operate on the same track between Garfield and Sox-35th, resulting in a boarding change and minor delays.

Boarding Change, Delays Between Grand and Cermak-ChinatownPlanned Work

Red Line trains will operate on the same track between Grand and Cermak-Chinatown, resulting in boarding changes and minor delays.

Estimated arrivals

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