Photo: Track work at Loop Junction

Weekend service changes

Nov 9 - 12


Rail Lines



BLUE LINE

 
Nov 9 - 12
10pm Fri to 4am Mon

Boarding Change, Delays Between Harlem (O’Hare branch) and Montrose  

How does this affect my trip?
Board/exit all trains on the O'Hare-bound side of the platform at the Jefferson Park station.

Trains in both directions will operate on the same track between Harlem (O’Hare branch) and Montrose, resulting in minor delays.

Allow extra travel time.

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

 

BROWN LINE


Nov 10 – 11
Sat and Sun
7am to 10pm, daily

Boarding Change at Belmont Station

How does this affect my trip?
At Belmont station, board Kimball-bound Brown Line trains on the Red Line side of the Kimball- and Howard-bound platform.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Service is being affected due to construction work on a building adjacent to the elevated structure.

 

GREEN LINE 



Nov 10 – 12
2am Sat to 3:40am Mon

Bus Substitution Between 51st and Ashland/63rd-Cottage Grove Stations

How does this affect my trip?
Shuttle buses will replace rail service between 51st and Ashland/63rd, and between 51st and Cottage Grove.

Trains will operate between Harlem/Lake, downtown and 51st.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
We are performing construction to improve the Garfield station as part of the Garfield Gateway Project.

MAP


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RED LINE



Nov 9 – 11
10pm Fri to 12 noon Sun

95th-bound Trains Bypass Jarvis thru Lawrence, Boarding Change at Wilson and Sheridan

How does this affect my trip?
Jarvis thru Lawrence stations: 95th-bound trains will not stop at Jarvis, Morse, Loyola, Granville, Thorndale, Bryn Mawr, Berwyn, Argyle or Lawrence stations.

Shuttle bus: Shuttle buses will provide service toward 95th between Howard and Wilson, stopping along Sheridan Road or Broadway at the corner nearest the affected Red Line station (see map below). Transfer at Wilson from the shuttle bus to 95th-bound Red Line trains.

Train service:
For service to these stations, take a 95th-bound train to Wilson and transfer to a Howard-bound train.

For service from these stations, take a Howard-bound train to Howard and transfer to a 95th-bound train.

Wilson and Sheridan stations: 95th-bound trains will stop at their normal platform. At Wilson, board/exit trains on the Purple Line side of the Loop- and 95th-bound platform. At Sheridan, board/exit trains on the outer tracks instead of the inner tracks.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
We are making train power improvements to allow trains to operate more efficiently along the Red Line.

MAP

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Nov 11 – 12
11pm Sun to 4am Mon

Boarding Change, Delays Between 47th and Cermak-Chinatown

How does this affect my trip?
Board/exit all trains on the 95th-bound side of the platform at the Sox-35th station.

Trains in both directions will operate on the same track between 47th and Cermak-Chinatown, 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.
 

#37 Sedgwick Temporary Reroute

Nov 7 – 10
10:30am Wed to 5pm Sat or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Southbound
buses will operate via Wells, Madison, and Wacker, then resume their normal route on Van Buren.

Northbound buses are not affected.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to construction on Wells between Monroe and Adams.

 

#63 63rd Temporary Reroute

Nov 9 – 11
8pm Fri to 8pm Sun or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Eastbound
buses will operate via 63rd, Prairie, 61st, and Rhodes, then resume their normal route on 63rd.

Westbound buses will operate via 63rd, Eberhart, 61st, and Prairie, then resume their normal route on 63rd.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to Green Line elevated structure maintenance.

 

#76 Diversey Temporary Reroute

9am, Mon, Nov 5 to 4pm, Fri, Nov 30 or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Buses will operate in both directions via Diversey, Halsted, Belmont, Sheridan, and Cannon Drive.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to utility work at Diversey/Burling.


#82 Kimball/Homan Temporary Reroute

9am Wed, Nov 7 to 4pm, Fri, Nov 30 or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Buses will operate in both directions via Kimball, Diversey, Kedzie, Belmont, and Kimball.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to utility work at Kimball/Allen.


#85 Central Temporary Reroute

9am, Wed, Nov 7 to 4pm, Fri, Nov 23 or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Buses will operate in both directions via Central, Fullerton, Laramie, Diversey, and Central.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to water main work on Central between Fullerton and Diversey.


#94 South California Temporary Reroute

Nov 7 – 11
11:30am Wed to 5pm Sun or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Southbound
buses will operate via California, 26th, Sacramento, and 31st, then resume their normal route
on California.

Northbound buses are not affected.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to construction on California between 26th and 31st.

 

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.