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New Schedules in Effect
Special Note
Updated schedules are in effect for all 'L' lines. Visit transitchicago.com for schedules.
Sun, Apr 7 2024 to TBD

Red Line

Howard-bound Trains Bypass Thorndale thru Jarvis
Planned Work w/Station(s) Bypassed
Predictions Disabled Affects Train Tracker estimations (What's this?)
Howard-bnd Red Line trains will not stop at Thorndale thru Jarvis stns. Shuttle buses provide svc to Howard-bnd stops btwn Wilson & Howard, via Sheridan & Bway.
Fri, Apr 19 2024 10:00 PM to Mon, Apr 22 2024 4:00 AM

Boarding Change at Wilson
Special Note
West platform at Wilson is temporarily closed. Board/exit all trains on the east platform.
Fri, Jul 28 2023 10:00 PM to TBD

Argyle Temporary Station Relocation
Special Note
The temporary Argyle station on Argyle St is closed and a new temp Argyle station open 1-2 blks north, with staffed entrances on Foster Ave and Winona St.
Fri, Jul 28 2023 10:00 PM to TBD

Bryn Mawr Temporary Station Relocated, 95th-bound Service Only
Special Note
Predictions Disabled Affects Train Tracker estimations (What's this?)
Temp Bryn Mawr stn entrances on B'way & Bryn Mawr Av closed; new temp Bryn Mawr stn open 75ft east of old stn under viaduct. Only 95th-bnd srvc at new temp stn.
Fri, Jul 28 2023 10:00 PM to TBD

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 (enter Argyle station 1 block south of Berwyn on Foster Ave).
Sun, May 16 2021 12:01 AM to TBD

Lawrence Station Temporary Closure
Planned Work w/Station(s) Bypassed
Lawrence stn is temporarily closed. Please use adjacent stations at Argyle (enter on Winona) or Wilson. 81 Lawrence bus rerouted to connect to Wilson station.
Sun, May 16 2021 12:01 AM to TBD

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.
Sun, May 16 2021 12:01 AM to TBD

Blue Line

Harlem (O’Hare branch) Station’s West Entrance Temporary Closure
Special Note
The west entrance to the Harlem (O’Hare branch) Blue Line station on Higgins Avenue and the adjacent Park and Ride lot will temporarily close.
Mon, Feb 19 2024 to TBD

Brown Line

Boarding Change at Belmont
Service Change
At Belmont station, Kimball-bound Brown Line trains resume stopping on outer track; Linden-bound Purple Line Exp trains continue to board/exit on inner track.
Fri, Nov 19 2021 4:00 AM to TBD

Green Line

Bus Substitution Between California and Ashland
Planned Work w/Part Closure
Predictions Disabled Affects Train Tracker estimations (What's this?)
Shuttle buses replace Green Line service between California and Ashland.
Sat, Apr 20 2024 2:00 AM to Mon, Apr 22 2024 4:00 AM

Purple Line

Service for 2024 Cubs Weekday Night Games and Wrigley Field Concerts
Added Service
Loop-bound Purple Line Express trains will stop at Addison for all weekday Cubs night games and Wrigley Field concerts.
Tue, Apr 2 2024 to Thu, Sep 19 2024

Boarding Change at Wilson
Special Note
West platform at Wilson is temporarily closed. Board/exit all trains on the east platform.
Fri, Jul 28 2023 10:00 PM to TBD

Boarding Change at Belmont
Service Change
Board/exit Loop-bound Purple Line Express trains on the Red Line side of the 95th- and Loop-bound platform at the Belmont station.
Mon, Jan 17 2022 4:00 AM to TBD

Boarding Change at Belmont
Service Change
At Belmont station, Kimball-bound Brown Line trains resume stopping on outer track; Linden-bound Purple Line Exp trains continue to board/exit on inner track.
Fri, Nov 19 2021 4:00 AM to TBD

Red and Purple Line Trains Share Track between Thorndale and Belmont (Updated)
Service Change
Predictions Disabled Affects Train Tracker estimations (What's this?)
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.
Sun, May 16 2021 12:01 AM to TBD

Yellow Line

Service for 2024 Cubs Night Games and Wrigley Field Concerts
Added Service
Later Yellow Line service from Howard runs for Cubs night games/Wrigley Field concerts. Skokie-bound trains will run until 12am on game and concert nights.
Tue, Apr 2 2024 to Thu, Sep 19 2024

Purple Line Express

Service for 2024 Cubs Weekday Night Games and Wrigley Field Concerts
Added Service
Loop-bound Purple Line Express trains will stop at Addison for all weekday Cubs night games and Wrigley Field concerts.
Tue, Apr 2 2024 to Thu, Sep 19 2024

Boarding Change at Wilson
Special Note
West platform at Wilson is temporarily closed. Board/exit all trains on the east platform.
Fri, Jul 28 2023 10:00 PM to TBD

Boarding Change at Belmont
Service Change
Board/exit Loop-bound Purple Line Express trains on the Red Line side of the 95th- and Loop-bound platform at the Belmont station.
Mon, Jan 17 2022 4:00 AM to TBD

Boarding Change at Belmont
Service Change
At Belmont station, Kimball-bound Brown Line trains resume stopping on outer track; Linden-bound Purple Line Exp trains continue to board/exit on inner track.
Fri, Nov 19 2021 4:00 AM to TBD

Red and Purple Line Trains Share Track between Thorndale and Belmont (Updated)
Service Change
Predictions Disabled Affects Train Tracker estimations (What's this?)
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.
Sun, May 16 2021 12:01 AM to TBD