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CTA ‘L’ (Train) System Alerts

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Alerts by route

Red Line

Temporary Reroute
Minor Delays / Reroute
NB 6 operates via Wacker & Columbus, end at Columbus/Wacker; SB begins at Columbus/Wacker, via Columbus, Randolph & Stetson, normal route, due to construction.
Thu, Apr 4 2019 1:28 PM to TBD

Hide southbound subway trains
Planned Work w/Part Closure
Predictions Disabled Affects Train Tracker estimations (What's this?)
Hide southbound subway trains when all Red Line subway service is rerouted via the elevated lines without affecting southbound service on the elevated platform
Wed, Feb 20 2019 9:43 AM to Tue, May 28 2019 9:43 AM

Rush Period Service Changes Between Roosevelt and 95th
Service Change
Morning/evening rush periods, some Red Line trains will operate south of Roosevelt on the South Side elevated and Ashland branch (used by Green Line trains).
Mon, Jul 30 2018 to TBD

Blue Line

Washington blue line Alert
Significant Delays
Washington Alert Test
Thu, Mar 7 2019 3:24 PM to Wed, Aug 7 2019

Hide Blue Line results at Clark/Lake during a subway outage
Planned Work w/Part Closure
Predictions Disabled Affects Train Tracker estimations (What's this?)
Hide Blue Line results at Clark/Lake during a subway outage without shutting of all arrivals at Clark/Lake (i.e., on elevated platforms)
Wed, Feb 20 2019 9:23 AM to Tue, May 28 2019 9:23 AM

Bus Substitution Between Jefferson Park and Harlem (O’Hare branch) Stations
Planned Work w/Part Closure
Predictions Disabled Affects Train Tracker estimations (What's this?)
Shuttle buses will replace Blue Line service between Jefferson Park and Harlem (O’Hare branch).
Tue, Apr 23 2019 10:00 PM to Mon, May 6 2019 4:00 AM

Brown Line

Hide Harlem-bound Green Line service and Kimball-bound Brown Line service at Washington/Wabash
Planned Work w/Part Closure
Predictions Disabled Affects Train Tracker estimations (What's this?)
Hide Harlem-bound Green Line service and Kimball-bound Brown Line service at Washington/Wabash
Sun, Feb 10 2019 11:43 AM to Tue, May 28 2019 3:05 PM

Hide only Brown Line trains at Loop stations
Planned Work w/Part Closure
Predictions Disabled Affects Train Tracker estimations (What's this?)
Hide only Brown Line trains at Loop stations without affecting any other lines that share the platforms it uses
Tue, Feb 12 2019 11:47 AM to Tue, May 28 2019 3:04 PM

Some CTA Train Tracker Info Partially Unavailable
Special note
Predictions Disabled Affects Train Tracker estimations (What's this?)
Brown & Purple Line Train Tracker data partly unavailable near downtown due to ongoing signal upgrade work; engineers working to restore info; srvc unaffected.
Mon, Nov 12 2018 to TBD

Green Line

Temporary Reroute
Minor Delays / Reroute
NB 6 operates via Wacker & Columbus, end at Columbus/Wacker; SB begins at Columbus/Wacker, via Columbus, Randolph & Stetson, normal route, due to construction.
Thu, Apr 4 2019 1:28 PM to TBD

Hide Harlem-bound Green Line service and Kimball-bound Brown Line service at Washington/Wabash
Planned Work w/Part Closure
Predictions Disabled Affects Train Tracker estimations (What's this?)
Hide Harlem-bound Green Line service and Kimball-bound Brown Line service at Washington/Wabash
Sun, Feb 10 2019 11:43 AM to Tue, May 28 2019 3:05 PM

Orange Line

Temporary Reroute
Minor Delays / Reroute
NB 6 operates via Wacker & Columbus, end at Columbus/Wacker; SB begins at Columbus/Wacker, via Columbus, Randolph & Stetson, normal route, due to construction.
Thu, Apr 4 2019 1:28 PM to TBD

Midway Station Kiss & Ride Temporary Closure, Relocation
Special note
The Midway stn kiss & ride drop-off/pick-up lot will be temporarily closed. A temporary kiss & ride will be provided in the NE corner of the park & ride lot.
Sat, Aug 4 2018 7:00 AM to TBD

Purple Line Express

Some CTA Train Tracker Info Partially Unavailable
Special note
Predictions Disabled Affects Train Tracker estimations (What's this?)
Brown & Purple Line Train Tracker data partly unavailable near downtown due to ongoing signal upgrade work; engineers working to restore info; srvc unaffected.
Mon, Nov 12 2018 to TBD