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CTA ‘L’ (Train) System Alerts

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Alerts by route

Blue Line

O'Hare-bound Blue Line Delays
Significant Delays
O'Hare-bound Blue Line trains are running w/residual delays following an earlier door problem on a train at Belmont. Service is resuming, allow extra time.
Mon, Aug 19 2019 12:12 AM to TBD

Chicago Station West Entrance Stairway Temporary Closure
Special Note
Chicago Blue Line station west street-to-mezzanine entrance stairway, on the SW corner of Chicago Ave and Milwaukee Ave, will be temporarily closed.
Mon, Aug 12 2019 9:00 AM to Mon, Sep 23 2019

Brown Line

Chicago River Bridge Lifts
Special Note
During spring thru fall, the Chicago River bridges are periodically opened. Customers should expect minor delays during bridge lifts.
Sun, Apr 14 2019 to Sun, Nov 17 2019

Green Line

Chicago River Bridge Lifts
Special Note
During spring thru fall, the Chicago River bridges are periodically opened. Customers should expect minor delays during bridge lifts.
Sun, Apr 14 2019 to Sun, Nov 17 2019

Orange Line

Midway Station Kiss & Ride Temporary Closure, Relocation
Special Note
The Midway stn kiss & ride drop-off/pick-up lot will be temporarily closed. A temporary kiss & ride will be provided in the NE corner of the park & ride lot.
Sat, Aug 4 2018 7:00 AM to TBD

Pink Line

Chicago River Bridge Lifts
Special Note
During spring thru fall, the Chicago River bridges are periodically opened. Customers should expect minor delays during bridge lifts.
Sun, Apr 14 2019 to Sun, Nov 17 2019

Purple Line

Service for 2019 Cubs Weekday Night Games and Wrigley Field Concerts
Added Service
Loop-bound Purple Line Express trains will stop at Sheridan for all weekday Cubs night games and Wrigley Field concerts.
Wed, Apr 10 2019 to Thu, Sep 19 2019

Purple Line Express

Service for 2019 Cubs Weekday Night Games and Wrigley Field Concerts
Added Service
Loop-bound Purple Line Express trains will stop at Sheridan for all weekday Cubs night games and Wrigley Field concerts.
Wed, Apr 10 2019 to Thu, Sep 19 2019

Yellow Line

Service for 2019 Cubs Night Games and Wrigley Field Concerts
Added Service
Additional Yellow Line srv frm Howard will operate for wkdy and wknd Cubs night game/ Wrigley Field concerts. Skokie-bound trains until 12am on game nights.
Wed, Apr 10 2019 to Thu, Sep 19 2019

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
Purple Line
Normal Service
Yellow Line
Normal Service
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