Photo: Track work at Loop Junction

Weekend service changes

Nov 22 - 25


Rail Lines



BLUE LINE


Nov 22 – 25
10pm Fri to 4am Mon

Grand Station Temporary Closure

How does this affect my trip?
The Grand Blue Line station will temporarily close.

Please use the nearby station at Chicago.

A free bus shuttle will operate between the Grand and Chicago stations.

#56 Milwaukee buses are also available as alternate service to reach Chicago station, downtown, or other destinations along the Blue Line.

Note: For Navy Pier, you can use #66 Chicago from the Chicago Blue Line station, which also serves Navy Pier (instead of #65 Grand).

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
We are performing station construction to improve the Grand station as part of the Your New Blue modernization program.


Nov 22 – 25
10pm Fri to 4am Mon

Boarding Change, Delays Between Damen and Clark/Lake

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

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

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
We are performing station construction to improve the Grand station as part of the Your New Blue modernization program.


BROWN LINE


Nov 23 - 25
4am Sat to 2am Mon

Bus Substitution Between Western and Kimball Stations

How does this affect my trip?
Shuttle buses replace rail service between Western and Kimball.

Trains will operate between Western station and the Loop only.

Shuttle buses will make stops at the Western and Kimball stations, and at the #81 Lawrence bus stops on Lawrence at Rockwell, Sacramento, and Kedzie.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
We are making track improvements to remove slow zones and to improve rail service along the Brown Line as part of the FastTracks Program.

Map


Brown_Line._Line_cut_Aug_6_2014


GREEN LINE

 

Nov 22 – 25
10pm Fri to 4am Mon

Bus Substitution Between Roosevelt and 35th-Bronzeville-IIT Stations

How does this affect my trip?
Shuttle buses replace rail service between Roosevelt and 35th-Bronzeville-IIT.

Trains operate between Harlem/Lake, Downtown and Roosevelt, and between 35th-Bronzeville-IIT and Ashland/63rd-Cottage Grove.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
We are making track improvements to remove slow zones and to improve rail service along the Green Line as part of the FastTracks Program.
 

Map

Bus Substitution Between Roosevelt and 35th=Bronzeville-IIT Stations with Intermediate Stop at State/Cermak



RED LINE


Sun, Nov 24
6am to 4pm

Boarding Change, Delays Between Garfield and 69th

How does this affect my trip?
Board/exit all trains on the Howard-bound side of the platform at the 63rd station.

Trains in both directions will operate on the same track between Garfield and 69th, 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 weekend or long-term reroutes beginning this weekend. For a full list of bus reroutes currently in place, please visit the Bus Alerts page.

#8 Halsted Temporary Bus Stop Change

9:30am, Mon, Nov 18 to Fri, Nov 26 or completion

How does this affect my trip?
The southbound bus stop located on the northwest corner at Halsted/Fulton Market will be temporarily discontinued.

Why is service being changed?
The bus stop is temporarily discontinued due to construction.

#72 North Temporary Bus Stop Change

9:30am, Mon, Nov 18 to Fri, Nov 26, 2021 or completion

How does this affect my trip?
The southbound bus stop located on the northwest corner at Neva/North Avenue will be temporarily discontinued.

Why is service being changed?
The bus stop is temporarily discontinued due to construction.

Temporary Bus Stop Change
#72 North 
#90 Harlem


9:30am, Mon, Nov 18 to Fri, Nov 26, 2021 or completion

How does this affect my trip?
The northbound bus stop located on the northeast corner at Harlem/North Avenue will be temporarily discontinued.

Why is service being changed?
The bus stop is temporarily discontinued due to construction.


#78 Montrose Temporary Reroute

9am, Fri, Nov 22 to 5pm, Fri, Dec 6 or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Buses will operate in both directions via Montrose, Damen, Lawrence, Ashland, and Montrose.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to repairs to the Metra Ravenswood Bridge.
 

#87 87th Temporary Reroute 

9am, Fri, Nov 15 to 5pm, Fri, Dec 6 or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Buses will operate in both directions via 87th, King Drive, 83rd, Stony Island, and 87th.

Allow extra travel time. 

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to utility work on 87th between King Drive and Stony Island.

 

#96 Lunt Temporary Reroute 

Fri, Nov 22
10am to 11:59pm or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Eastbound 
buses will operate via Lunt, Ridge, Pratt, and Clark, then resume their normal route on Morse.

Westbound buses will operate via Lunt, Clark, Pratt, and Ridge, then resume their normal route on Lunt.

Allow extra travel time. 

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to filming at Lunt/Wolcott.

 

Note:

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.

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