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Red Line

train icon Red Line ('L')

The Red Line provides 24-hour train service between Howard on the North Side and 95th/Dan Ryan on the South Side via downtown Chicago.

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Hours of operation

 

Weekdays

Saturday

Sunday/Holiday

Between Howard and 95th/Dan Ryan (via downtown subway)
Howard to 95th

 owl service icon Service at all times, every day

95th to Howard

 

  • During weekday rush periods, select Red Line trains operate between Howard and Ashland/63rd via the Green Line.

 

Timetables

Routewide Schedule Brochure (pdf)Web-based text timetable (via Goroo)Route Diagram & Station Details

 

Customer Alerts

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Current Alerts
Red Line
Service Change
Mon, Apr 3 2017 to Wed, Nov 22 2017 - 6:00 PM
JacksonJacksonRed LineBlue Line
Special Note
Wed, Jul 5 2017 - 9:00 AM to TBD
Accessibility Alerts
AddisonRed Line
Elevator Status
Thu, Nov 16 2017 - 8:32 AM to TBD
LakeRed Line
Elevator Status
Tue, Nov 21 2017 - 7:13 PM to TBD
Cermak-McCormick PlaceRed LineGreen Line
Elevator Status
Tue, Nov 21 2017 - 7:20 PM to TBD
Upcoming Alerts
All Routes
Special Note
Thu, Nov 23 2017 - 12:01 AM to 11:59 PM
All Train Routes
Special Note
Sun, Nov 26 2017 to TBD
Red Line
Service Change
Mon, Nov 27 2017 to TBD
Red LineBlue Line
Special Note
Wed, Nov 22 2017 - 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Red LineBlue LineBrown LineOrange Line
Special Note
Fri, Nov 24 2017 - 7:00 AM to 6:00 PM

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Route Diagram and Guide

with stations and station timetables

This diagram represents the order of stations along the route (not geography).

      choose a station for more details on that station        
transfer to yellow linetransfer to purple line
red line stop
accessible stationautomobile parking available
bus connections
CTA Buses #22, #97, #147, #151, #201, #205, #206
Pace Buses #215, #290
PDF
 
red line stop
 
 
 
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red line stop
 
bus connections
CTA Buses #96, #155
PDF
 
red line stop
accessible station
bus connections
CTA Bus #147
PDF
 
red line stop
accessible station
 
 
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red line stop
 
bus connections
CTA Bus #36
PDF
 
red line stop
 
bus connections
 
CTA Buses #36, #84
PDF
 
red line stop
 
bus connections
CTA Buses #36, #92 and #146
PDF
 
red line stop
 
bus connections
CTA Bus #36
PDF
 
red line stop
 
bus connections
CTA Buses #36, #81
PDF
 transfer to Purple Line Express (rush periods only)
red line stop
accessible station
bus connections
CTA Buses #36, #78
PDF
 
red line stop
 
bus connections
CTA Buses #80, #151
PDF
 
red line stop
accessible station
bus connections
CTA Bus #152 (and #22 on Clark St)
PDF
transfer to brown line trainstransfer to purple line express (rush periods only)
red line stop
accessible station
bus connections
 
CTA Bus #77 (and #22 on Clark St)
PDF
transfer to brown line trainstransfer to purple line express (rush periods only)
red line stop
accessible station
bus connections
CTA Buses #37, #74
PDF
 
red line stop
 
bus connections
CTA Buses #8, #N9 (overnight), #72
PDF
 
red line stop
accessible station
bus connections
CTA Buses #22, #36, #70
PDF
 
red line stop
accessible station
bus connections
CTA Buses #36, #66 (also, walk 2 blocks east to Michigan for #143, #146, #147, #148, #151)
PDF
 
red line stop
accessible station
bus connections
CTA Buses #29, #65, #36
PDF
walking (farecard only) transfer to Purple Line Express (rush periods only)walking (farecard only) transfer to Brown Linewalking (farecard only) transfer to Green Linewalking (farecard only) transfer to Pink Linewalking (farecard only) transfer to Orange Line
red line stop
accessible station
bus connections
CTA Buses #29, #36, #146, #148
PDF
 
red line stop
 
bus connections
CTA Buses #J14, #20, #56, #60, #148, #151 (northbound), #157
PDF
transfer to Blue Line
red line stop
accessible station
bus connections
CTA Buses #1, #2, #6, #7, #10, #28, #29,  #62, #126, #148, #151
PDF
 
red line stop
 
bus connections
CTA Buses #2, #6, #10, #29, #62, #146, #148
PDF
transfer to green line trainstransfer to orange line trains
red line stop
accessible station
bus connections
commuter rail connections
CTA Buses #12, #18, and #146 on Roosevelt, #29 and #62 on State, and #1, #3 and #4 on Michigan
Metra Roosevelt Rd Station (Metra ME and NICTD/South Shore Line two blocks east in Grant Park)
PDF
 
 
 
...certain rush-hour trips go to/from Ashland/63rd south of Roosevelt (instead of 95th/Dan Ryan), to allow for work happening at the at 95th/Dan Ryan terminal. Service to/from 95th/Dan Ryan continues to be available, however, at all times unless otherwise noted in Customer Alerts, as follows:
 
red line stop
accessible station
bus connections
CTA Buses #21, #24, #62
PDF
 
red line stop
accessible station
bus connections
CTA Buses #24, #31, #35, #39; Metra RI
PDF
 
red line stop
accessible station
bus connections
CTA Buses #15, #24, #43, #47, #51
PDF
 
red line stop
accessible station
bus connections
CTA Buses #24, #55, #59, #174
PDF
 
red line stop
accessible station
bus connections
CTA Buses #24, #63
PDF
 
red line stop
accessible station
bus connections
CTA Buses #29, #30, #67, #71, #169, also #N5 (overnight)
PDF
 
red line stop
accessible station
bus connections
CTA Buses #8A, #24, #29, #75, #79
PDF
 
red line stop
accessible station
bus connections
CTA Buses #29, #87
PDF
 
red line stop
accessible station
bus connections
CTA Buses #29, #34, #95, #100, #103, #106, #108, #111, #112, #115, #119, also #N5 & #N9 (owl)
Pace Buses #352, #353, #359, #381, #395
PDF
      ...and the specific, rush-only trips that go to/from Ashland/63rd stop at these stations, south of Roosevelt...
red line stop (certain trips during weekday rush hours, only)   accessible station
bus connections
 
CTA Buses #21 on Cermak, #29 on State, and #1, #3, and #4 at Michigan
PDF
 red line stop (certain trips during weekday rush hours, only)   accessible station
bus connections
CTA Buses #29, #31, #35; Metra RI 1 block west
PDF
 red line stop (certain trips during weekday rush hours, only)   accessible station
bus connections
CTA Bus #39
PDF
 red line stop (certain trips during weekday rush hours, only)   accessible station
bus connections
CTA Bus #43
PDF
 red line stop (certain trips during weekday rush hours, only)   accessible station
bus connections
CTA Bus #47
PDF
 red line stop (certain trips during weekday rush hours, only)   accessible station
bus connections
CTA Buses #15
PDF
transfer to green line trainsred line stop (certain trips during weekday rush hours, only)   accessible station
bus connections
CTA Bus #55
PDF
red line stop (certain trips during weekday rush hours, only)   accessible station
bus connections
CTA Bus #8, #63
PDF
red line stop (certain trips during weekday rush hours, only)   accessible station
bus connections
CTA Buses #9, #63
PDF

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System Status

 

Trains:

Red Line Normal Service
Blue Line Service Disruption
Brown Line Normal Service
Green Line Normal Service
Orange Line Normal Service
Purple Line Normal Service
Pink Line Normal Service
Yellow Line Normal Service

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