Photo: Track work at Loop Junction

Weekend service changes

Oct 16 - 19

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Rail Lines



BLUE LINE

Oct 18 – 19
9pm Sun to 4am Mon

Boarding Change, Delays Between California and Belmont

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

Trains in both directions will operate on the same track between California and Belmont, 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.
 

BROWN LINE


Oct 16 – 19
10pm Fri to 4am 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.

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RED LINE


Sat, Oct 17 
7am to 5pm

Boarding Change, Delays Between 79th and 95th

How does this affect my trip?
Board/exit all trains on the Howard-bound side of the platform at the 87th station.

Trains in both directions will operate on the same track between 79th and 95th, resulting in minor delays.

Allow extra travel time.

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

Sun, Oct 18 
7am to 5pm

Boarding Change, Delays Between 95th and 79th 

How does this affect my trip?
Board/exit all trains on the 95th-bound side of the platform at the 87th station.

Trains in both directions will operate on the same track between 95th and  79th, resulting in minor delays.

Allow extra travel time.

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


Oct 18 – 19
11pm Sun to 3am Mon

Boarding Change, Delays Between Lake and North/Clybourn

How does this affect my trip?
Board/exit all trains on the 95th-bound platform at the Grand and Chicago stations, and on the 95th-bound side of the platform at the Clark/Division station.

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


Temporary Reroute
#2 Hyde Park Express
#6 Jackson Park Express
#28 Stony Island


Oct 14 – 19
9am Wed to 5pm Mon or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Northbound #2 Hyde Park Express, #6 Jackson Park Express, and #28 Stony Island
buses will operate via Lake Park, 47th, Cottage Grove, Pershing, and Oakwood, then resume their normal route on Lake Shore Drive.

Southbound #2, #6, and #28 buses are not affected.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to concrete resurfacing on the 47th/Lake Shore Drive ramps.



#4 Cottage Grove Temporary Reroute

5pm, Wed, Oct 14 to 5pm, Mon, Dec 14 or completion


How does this affect my trip?
Buses will operate in both directions via the 95th/St. Lawrence terminal, 95th, King Drive, 87th, and Cottage Grove.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to sewer work at Cottage Grove/95th.


#4 Cottage Grove Temporary Reroute

5pm, Wed, Oct 14 to 5pm, Mon, Dec 14 or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Trips to/from Cottage Grove/115th only:
Buses will operate in both directions via Cottage Grove, 87th, King Drive, 100th, and Cottage Grove.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to sewer work at Cottage Grove/95th.



#6 Jackson Park Express Temporary Reroute

Sat, Oct 17
4am to 8am and
6pm to 7am next day or completion

How does  affect my trip?
Southbound
buses will operate via Randolph, Michigan, and Madison, then resume their normal route on State.

Northbound buses are not affected.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to filming.


Temporary Reroute
#7 Harrison
#126 Jackson
#147 Outer Drive Express


Oct 18 – 19
6pm Sun to 8am Mon or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Eastbound #7 Harrison and #126 Jackson, and southbound #147 Outer Drive Express
buses will operate via Michigan, Ida B. Wells, and Wabash, ending their trips at Wabash/Harrison.

Westbound #7 and #126, and northbound #147 buses will begin their trips at Wabash/Harrison, operate via Wabash, Balbo, and Michigan to Ida B. Wells, then continue their normal route on Michigan.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to filming.


Temporary Reroute
#J14 Jeffery Jump 
#26 South Shore Express


Oct 18 – 19
6pm Sun to 8am Mon or completion

How does this affect my trip?
#J14 Jeffery Jump and #26 South Shore Express
 buses will operate in both directions via Columbus, Roosevelt, and Michigan.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to filming.


#22 Clark Temporary Reroute

Oct 16 – 17
8pm Fri to 8am Sat or completion

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

Northbound buses are not affected.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to filming.

 

#22 Clark Temporary Reroute

Sat, Oct 17
4am to 8am and 
6pm to 7am next day or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Northbound
buses will operate via Dearborn, Monroe, Michigan, and Wacker, then resume their normal route on Dearborn.

Southbound buses will operate via Clark, Wacker, Michigan, and Madison, then resume their normal route on Clark.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to filming.


#24 Wentworth Temporary Reroute

Oct 16 – 17
8pm Fri to 8am Sat or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Northbound
buses will operate via Dearborn, Kinzie, and State, ending their trips at State/Kinzie.

Southbound buses will begin their trips at State/Kinzie, operate via State and Madison, then resume their normal route on Clark.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to filming.


#29 State Temporary Reroute

Sat Oct 17
4am to 8am and
6pm to 7am next day or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Northbound
buses will operate via State, Monroe, Michigan, and Wacker, then resume their normal route on State.

Southbound buses will operate via State, Wacker, Michigan, and Madison, then resume their normal route on State.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to filming.

 

Temporary Reroute  
#36 Broadway
#62 Archer


Sat, Oct 17 
4am to 8am and
6pm to 7am next day or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Northbound #36 Broadway and #62 Archer
buses will operate via Dearborn, Monroe, Michigan, and Wacker,  hen resume their normal route on Dearborn.

Southbound #36 and #62 buses will operate via State, Wacker, Michigan, and Madison, then resume their normal route on State.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to filming.


#37 Sedgwick Temporary Reroute

9am, Thu, Oct 8 to 2am, Mon, Nov 2 or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Southbound
 buses will operate via Chicago, LaSalle, and Ontario, then resume their normal route on Wells.

Northbound buses are not affected.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Dining in the Street program.


#78 Montrose Temporary Reroute

Sun, Oct 18
5:30am to 12 noon or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Eastbound
buses will operate via Montrose, Clark, Lawrence, Marine Drive, and Montrose, ending their trips at Montrose/Marine Drive.

Westbound buses will begin their trips at Montrose/Marine Drive, operate via Montrose, Broadway, Lawrence, and Clark, then resume their normal route on Wilson.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to filming.


#95 95th Temporary Reroute 

5pm, Wed, Oct 14 to 5pm, Mon, Dec 14 or completion

How does this affect my trip?

Buses will operate in both directions via 93rd, Cottage Grove, 87th, King Drive, and 95th.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to sewer work at Cottage Grove/95th.

#100 Jeffery Manor Express Temporary Reroute

5pm, Wed, Oct 14 to 5pm, Mon, Dec 14 or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Westbound
 buses will operate via 95th, Woodlawn, 93rd, Cottage Grove, 87th, and King Drive, then resume their
normal route on 95th.

Eastbound buses are not affected.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to sewer work at Cottage Grove/95th.


#115 Pullman/115th Temporary Reroute

5pm, Wed, Oct 14 to 5pm, Mon, Dec 14 or completion


How does this affect my trip?
Northbound 
buses will operate via Cottage Grove, 100th, and King Drive, then resume their normal route on 95th.

Southbound buses are not affected. 

Allow extra travel time. 

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to sewer work at Cottage Grove/95th.


#146 Inner Drive/Michigan Express Temporary Reroute 

Sat, Oct 17 
4am to 8am and 
6pm to 7am next day or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Northbound
buses will operate via State and Wacker, then resume their normal route on Michigan.

Southbound buses will operate via Michigan and Madison, then resume their normal route on State.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to filming.


#156 LaSalle Temporary Reroute

Oct 16 – 17
8pm Fri to 8am Sat or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Northbound
buses will operate via LaSalle, Madison, Franklin, and Wacker, then resume their normal route on LaSalle.

Southbound buses are not affected.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to filming.

 

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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