Photo: Track work at Loop Junction

Weekend service changes

Jan 17-20

Rail lines

Sat, Jan 18
Increased Capacity, More Frequent Service for Women’s March Chicago 2020 Event

How does this affect my trip?

  • Red Line: Trains will operate from Howard every 7 to 8 minutes from 8am to 8:30am, and every 6 minutes from 8:30am to 10am.
  • Blue Line: Longer trains will operate in both directions between Forest Park and O’Hare, 5am to 3pm.
  • Green Line: Longer trains will operate in both directions between Harlem/Lake and Ashland/63rd - Cottage Grove, 5am to 3pm.
  • Orange Line: Longer trains will operate in both directions between Midway and the Loop, 4am to 3pm.
  • Brown Line: Longer trains will operate in both directions between Kimball and the Loop, 5am to 3pm.
  • Purple Line: Longer trains will operate in both directions between Linden and Howard, 5am to 3pm.


Why is service being changed?
Added service is being provided for the convenience of customers attending the Women’s March Chicago 2020 event.

 

RED LINE

Jan 17-20
10pm Fri to 4am Mon

Planned Work Affecting Granville thru Bryn Mawr Stations Cancelled

How does this affect my trip?
The planned work affecting Granville, Thorndale and Bryn Mawr stations is cancelled.

Red Line trains will operate normally and make normal station stops at Granville, Thorndale and Bryn Mawr stations.

 

BLUE LINE

Jan 17-19
10pm Fri to 8pm Sun

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 station construction to improve the Logan Square station as part of the Your New Blue modernization program.

 

9am, Mon, Jan 13 to 9am, Fri, Jan 31 or completion
Chicago Station West Entrance Stairway Temporary Closure

How does this affect my trip?
The west street-to-mezzanine entrance stairway at the Chicago Blue Line station, on the southwest corner of Chicago Avenue and Milwaukee Avenue, will be temporarily closed.

Please enter/exit the station via the remaining stairways, at Ogden Avenue/Milwaukee Avenue, northwest corner (on the island in the intersection), and on the north side of Chicago Avenue between Milwaukee and Ogden avenues.

For your safety, only cross streets at crosswalks.

Why is service being changed?
The stairway is temporarily closed while we begin renovating the Chicago Blue Line station as part of the Your New Blue modernization program.

 

9am, Mon, Jan 13 to 9am, Fri, Jan 31 or completion
Grand Station North Entrance Stairway Temporary Closure

How does this affect my trip?
The north street-to-mezzanine entrance stairway at the Grand Blue Line station, on the northwest corner of Halsted Street and Milwaukee Avenue, will be temporarily closed.

Please enter/exit the station via the remaining stairway on the southwest corner at Grand & Halsted/Milwaukee.

For your safety, only cross streets at crosswalks.

Why is service being changed?
The stairway is temporarily closed while we make improvements at the Grand Blue Line station as part of the Your New Blue modernization program.

 

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.

#8 Halsted Temporary Bus Stop Relocation
9am, Mon, Jan 13 to Fri, Jan 31 or completion

How does this affect my trip?
The southbound bus stop at the northwest corner of Halsted/Grand/Milwaukee will be temporarily relocated to the northwest corner at Halsted/Ohio.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
This bus stop will be temporarily discontinued due to the temporary closure of the Grand Blue Line station stairwell and limited sidewalk access.
 

 

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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Brown Line
Normal Service
Green Line
Normal Service
Orange Line
Normal Service
Pink Line
Normal Service
Purple Line
Normal Service
Yellow Line
Normal Service
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