Lake Red Line

Station information

188 N State St., Chicago, IL 60601
Type of station:
Bike parking:
Indoor bike parking available.

Connections: CTA Buses #29, #36, #146, #148.

To connect to elevated lines (Brown, Green, Orange, Purple Line Express, and Pink Lines), exit station via Lake-Randolph exit and walk north to State/Lake 'L' station. Farecard required for free transfer to elevated lines.

To connect to Blue Line trains, exit station at Randolph-Washington exit and use mezzanine-level pedway through Block 37 Center to Blue Line subway. Farecard required for free transfer to Blue Line.

Service alerts

Accessibility Alerts 1
Elevator at 47th Temporarily Out-of-ServiceElevator Status

The elevator at 47th (Red Line) is temporarily out-of-service, due to an electrical problem.

Upcoming alerts 2
Boarding Change, Delays Between Fullerton and Clark/DivisionPlanned Work

Red Line trains will operate on the same track between Fullerton and Clark/Division, resulting in a boarding change and minor delays.

95th-bound Trains Bypass Jarvis thru LawrencePlanned Work w/Station(s) Bypassed

95th-bnd Red Line trains will not stop at Jarvis thru Lawrence stns. Shuttle buses provide srvc to 95th-bnd stops btwn Howard & Wilson, via Sheridan & B'way.

Estimated arrivals

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‘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
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