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Red Line

Increased Capacity for Lollapalooza 2021
Added Service
Increased service and capacity will run for Lollapalooza on the Red, Brown, Green, Orange, Blue and Yellow lines.
Thu, Jul 29 2021 to Mon, Aug 2 2021 1:00 AM

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

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

Red and Purple Line Trains Share Track between Thorndale and Sheridan
Service Change
Red and Purple line trains share tracks btwn Thorndale and Sheridan. Purple Line Express trains continue to make only express stops between Howard and Belmont.
Sun, May 16 2021 12:01 AM to TBD

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

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

Blue Line

Increased Capacity for Lollapalooza 2021
Added Service
Increased service and capacity will run for Lollapalooza on the Red, Brown, Green, Orange, Blue and Yellow lines.
Thu, Jul 29 2021 to Mon, Aug 2 2021 1:00 AM

No overnight train departures from O’Hare station
Service Change
No Forest Park-bound Blue Line trains O'Hare-Rosemont, midnight to 4am, nightly. Trains still run to O'Hare stn & rest of line 24/7 + bus O'Hare-Rosemont avail.
Sat, Aug 1 2020 12:00 AM to TBD

Brown Line

Increased Capacity for Lollapalooza 2021
Added Service
Increased service and capacity will run for Lollapalooza on the Red, Brown, Green, Orange, Blue and Yellow lines.
Thu, Jul 29 2021 to Mon, Aug 2 2021 1:00 AM

Green Line

Increased Capacity for Lollapalooza 2021
Added Service
Increased service and capacity will run for Lollapalooza on the Red, Brown, Green, Orange, Blue and Yellow lines.
Thu, Jul 29 2021 to Mon, Aug 2 2021 1:00 AM

Orange Line

Increased Capacity for Lollapalooza 2021
Added Service
Increased service and capacity will run for Lollapalooza on the Red, Brown, Green, Orange, Blue and Yellow lines.
Thu, Jul 29 2021 to Mon, Aug 2 2021 1:00 AM

Purple Line

Service for 2021Cubs Weekday Night Games and Wrigley Field evening events
Added Service
Loop-bound Purple Line Express trains will stop at Sheridan for all weekday Cubs night games and Wrigley Field evening events.
Tue, Jun 1 2021 to Wed, Sep 22 2021

Red and Purple Line Trains Share Track between Thorndale and Sheridan
Service Change
Predictions Disabled Affects Train Tracker estimations (What's this?)
Red and Purple line trains share tracks btwn Thorndale and Sheridan. Purple Line Express trains continue to make only express stops between Howard and Belmont.
Sun, May 16 2021 12:01 AM to TBD

Purple Line Express

Service for 2021Cubs Weekday Night Games and Wrigley Field evening events
Added Service
Loop-bound Purple Line Express trains will stop at Sheridan for all weekday Cubs night games and Wrigley Field evening events.
Tue, Jun 1 2021 to Wed, Sep 22 2021

Red and Purple Line Trains Share Track between Thorndale and Sheridan
Service Change
Predictions Disabled Affects Train Tracker estimations (What's this?)
Red and Purple line trains share tracks btwn Thorndale and Sheridan. 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

Increased Capacity for Lollapalooza 2021
Added Service
Increased service and capacity will run for Lollapalooza on the Red, Brown, Green, Orange, Blue and Yellow lines.
Thu, Jul 29 2021 to Mon, Aug 2 2021 1:00 AM

Service for 2021 Cubs Night Games and Wrigley Field Evening Events
Added Service
Later Yellow Line service from Howard runs for Cubs night games/Wrigley Field evening events. Skokie-bound trains run will until 12a on game nights.
Thu, Apr 1 2021 to Thu, Sep 30 2021