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'L' Train Service Alerts

This page shows any current or upcoming alerts that affect 'L' service (CTA elevated/subway trains).

Customer Alerts

Alerts on this page are grouped by train route. Select between current and upcoming alerts, or pick a headline for more details.

Red Line

Wilson Station East Platform Opens, Purple Line Express Trains Stop at All Times
Service Change
New east platform at Wilson will open, serving Howard-bnd Red Ln & Linden-bnd Purple Ln Exp. Purple Ln will stop at Wilson in AM & PM rush.
Mon, Oct 23 2017 4:00 AM to TBD

Jackson Stations' Upper Level Transfer Tunnel Temporarily Closed
Special Note
The upper-level pedestrian transfer tunnel btwn Adams-Jackson mezzanines of the Jackson Red and Blue line stns will be temporarily closed.
Wed, Jul 5 2017 9:00 AM to Tue, Nov 28 2017 9:00 AM

Wilson Station North Auxiliary Entrance Opens
Special Note
Wilson Stn entrance on the north side of Wilson Ave will reopen as a farecard-only auxiliary entrance. Entry will require a valid farecard.
Mon, Oct 23 2017 4:00 AM to TBD

Blue Line

Boarding Change, Delays Between Austin and Harlem (Forest Park branch)
Planned Work
Predictions Disabled Affects Train Tracker prediction availability (What's this?)
Blue Ln trns will operate on same track between Austin and Harlem (Forest PK branch), resulting in a boarding change and minor delays.
Mon, Oct 23 2017 10:00 PM to Tue, Oct 24 2017 4:00 AM

Jackson Stations' Upper Level Transfer Tunnel Temporarily Closed
Special Note
The upper-level pedestrian transfer tunnel btwn Adams-Jackson mezzanines of the Jackson Red and Blue line stns will be temporarily closed.
Wed, Jul 5 2017 9:00 AM to Tue, Nov 28 2017 9:00 AM

Illinois Medical District Station Ogden and Paulina Entrances Temporary Closure
Special Note
IMD stn Ogden & Paulina entrances temporarily closed. Use Damen entrance 1/4-mile west of Ogden bridge and 3/8-mile west of Paulina bridge.
Fri, Jul 28 2017 9:00 AM to TBD

Brown Line

Chicago River Bridge Lifts
Special Note
During spring through fall, the Chicago River bridges are periodically opened. Customers should expect minor delays during bridge lifts.
Sat, Apr 1 2017 to Sun, Nov 12 2017

Green Line

Chicago River Bridge Lifts
Special Note
During spring through fall, the Chicago River bridges are periodically opened. Customers should expect minor delays during bridge lifts.
Sat, Apr 1 2017 to Sun, Nov 12 2017

Purple Line Express

Wilson Station East Platform Opens, Purple Line Express Trains Stop at All Times
Service Change
New east platform at Wilson will open, serving Howard-bnd Red Ln & Linden-bnd Purple Ln Exp. Purple Ln will stop at Wilson in AM & PM rush.
Mon, Oct 23 2017 4:00 AM to TBD

Loop-bound Trains Discontinue Stopping at Sheridan in Morning Rush Period
Service Change
Loop-bound Purple Line Express trains no longer stop at Sheridan during the morning rush period.
Mon, Oct 23 2017 4:00 AM to TBD

Wilson Station North Auxiliary Entrance Opens
Special Note
Wilson Stn entrance on the north side of Wilson Ave will reopen as a farecard-only auxiliary entrance. Entry will require a valid farecard.
Mon, Oct 23 2017 4:00 AM to TBD

Pink Line

Chicago River Bridge Lifts
Special Note
During spring through fall, the Chicago River bridges are periodically opened. Customers should expect minor delays during bridge lifts.
Sat, Apr 1 2017 to Sun, Nov 12 2017

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Red Line Service Change
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Brown Line Normal Service
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