Photo: Track work at Loop Junction

Weekend service changes

Apr 19 - 22

 

Rail Lines

 



GREEN LINE



Apr 20 – 22
2am Sat to 4am Mon

Bus Substitution Between California and Ashland

How does this affect my trip?
Shuttle buses replace rail service between California and Ashland.

Trains will operate between Harlem/Lake and California, and between Ashland, downtown and Ashland/63rd-Cottage Grove.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
A pedestrian bridge is being installed as part of construction for the new Damen Green Line station.

Map

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RED LINE


Apr 19 – 22
10pm Fri to 4am Mon

Howard-bound Trains Bypass Thorndale thru Jarvis

How does this affect my trip?
Howard-bound trains will not stop at Thorndale, Granville, Loyola, Morse, or Jarvis stations.

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

Train service:

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

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

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
We are performing construction for track and signal improvements as part of the Red and Purple Modernization (RPM) project.

Map

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BLUE LINE


Apr 21 – 22
11pm Sun to 4am Mon 

Boarding Change, Delays Between Racine and Jackson

How does this affect my trip?
Board/exit all trains on the Forest Park-bound side of the platform at the UIC-Halsted, Clinton, and LaSalle stations.

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

 

#50 Damen Temporary Reroute

Apr 19 – 20
10pm Fri to 2pm Sat or completion

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

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to construction of the new Damen Green Line station.

 

#56 Milwaukee Bus Stop Elimination  

Effective Fri, Apr 19

How does this affect my trip?

The southbound bus stop at Milwaukee/Hamlin will be eliminated.

 

#60 Blue Island/26th Temporary Reroute

Apr  19 - 20
7pm Fri to 6am Sat

How does this affect my trip?
Buses will operate in both directions via 26th, Kedzie, Cermak, California, and 26th.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to maintenance on the Little Village Arch.
 


#82 Kimball-Homan Bus Stop Eliminations

Effective Fri, Apr 19

How does this affect my trip?
• The northbound bus stop on the southeast corner at Kimball/Newport will be eliminated.
• The southbound bus stop mid-block on Kimball at Newport will be eliminated.