Photo: Track work at Kimball

Weekday service changes

Jul 16 - 20 


Rail Lines




Jul 16 – 19
Mon to Thu, nightly
10pm to 4am next day

Boarding Change, Delays Between Pulaski and Western (Forest Park branch)

How does this affect my trip?
Board/exit all trains on the Forest Park-bound side of the platform at the Kedzie-Homan station.

Trains in both directions will operate on the same track between Pulaski and Western (Forest Park branch), 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 Blue Line.


Bus Routes

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

#47 47th Temporary Reroute

9am, Mon, Jul 16 to 4pm, Mon, Jul 30 or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Eastbound buses will operate via Cicero, Archer, and Pulaski, then resume their normal route on 47th.

Westbound buses are not affected.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to water main work on 47th between Pulaski and Cicero.


#125 Water Tower Express Temporary Reroute

Jul 12 – 17
Thu to Tue, weekdays only
9am to 4pm, daily or completion

How does this affect my trip?
buses will operate via Van Buren, Jefferson, Adams, Halsted, and Harrison, ending their trips at Harrison/Desplaines.

Northbound buses will begin their trips at Harrison/Desplaines, then continue their normal route on Harrison.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to construction on Desplaines (400S - 600S).




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.

System status snapshot
‘L’ route status
Red Line
Normal Service
Brown Line
Normal Service
Green Line
Normal Service
Pink Line
Normal Service
Purple Line
Normal Service
Yellow Line
Normal Service
Bus routes w/alerts
Elevator alerts