Photo: Track work at Kimball

Weekday service changes

Feb 6 -10‚Äč


Rail Lines



1pm, Tue, Jan 31 to 11:59pm, Sun, Dec 31 or completion

Western Kimball-bound Platform Elevator Out of Service

How does this affect my trip?
The Kimball-bound platform elevator at the Western station will be temporarily out of service.

Entry/exiting from the Western Kimball-bound platform will be available by escalator (entry only) and stairs only.

For accessible boarding/exiting of Kimball-bound Brown Line trains:
• For service from Western, take a Loop-bound train to Damen station and transfer to a Kimball-bound train.
• For service to Western, take a Kimball-bound train to Rockwell station and transfer to a Loop-bound train.
• Use the adjacent accessible Damen and Rockwell stations.

The elevator is estimated to return to service on Sunday, December 31, 2023 (date subject to change).

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
We are upgrading the elevator at Western to ensure continued safe, accessible service.


Feb 6 - 9
Mon to Thu, nightly
11pm to 4am next day

Boarding Change, Delays Between North/Clybourn and Lake

How does this affect my trip?
Board/exit all trains on the Howard-bound side of the platform at the Clark/Division station, and on the Howard-bound platform at the Chicago and Grand stations.

Trains in both directions will operate on the same track between North/Clybourn and Lake, resulting in minor delays.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
We are performing track maintenance to ensure that trains continue to operate safely along the Red Line.

Bus Routes

The bus reroutes listed below are short-term reroutes during this week or long-term reroutes beginning this weekend. For a full list of bus reroutes currently in place, please visit the Bus Alerts page.

No new reroutes are scheduled.




Customer alerts listed here are based on the latest information known as of the time of publishing. This information is subject to change without notice. While we work to provide information as accurate and reliable as possible, changes, additions, and cancellations are sometimes necessary.

For the latest information, including any changes to the information above or information about unplanned events that affect service, please check the Alerts section of the CTA website or see information pertaining to your route in our System Guide.