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  1. 6/23/17 2:30p Rail Line(s) Affected: Green Level Of Service Interruption: Significant Delays Information: Harlem-bound trains are operating with residual delays after earlier signal problems near Garfield.
  2. The cars will at least be the pairs 5679-5680 & 5713-5714. I would imagine there would be another pair or two if they are running on the Red Line, especially how crowded the trains might get transporting passengers to the pride parade.
  3. With the transfer of 1000-1004 and 1026-1030, FG needs to get something back. The expanded NF fleet was helping them to cover service, as the 6400's, though still operating, are getting a little tired and are more prone to mechanical failures, forcing them from service and causing backups and gaps. Even if this is for summer service(4th of July, Air & Water Show, etc....), there needs to be a reliable fleet here. Bringing 8200-8235 back to FG will replace the gap from the transferring NF's and allow for a reliable fleet to work with the 6400's. Only other option if they are going with 6400's and 8236-8324 only at FG if they take most or all of the NF's and not replace them with the 8200's split up and given out is give them a life-extending overhaul, but that would be fruitless labor and cost-wise as in the next 2-3 years, they'll be all retired I'm sure.
  4. 6/21/17 1:50p Rail Line(s) Affected: Green Level Of Service Interruption: Significant Delays Information: Harlem-bound trains are standing near Garfield due to signal problems. Alternate Service: Consider #4 Cottage Grove, #3 King Drive, and #29 State as alternatives. Passengers can also use the Red Line as an alternative.
  5. 6/21/17 12:19p Rail Line(s) Affected: Brown Level Of Service Interruption: Significant Delays Information: Brown Line service is experiencing delays due to a raised bridge over the Chicago River, downtown. Some trains may be held in stations or turned back towards Kimball before reaching the bridge to maintain service across the remainder of the route. Alternate Service: Bus shuttle service is in place between Merchandise Mart and Clark/Lake. Listen for announcements and check train destination signs when boarding.
  6. 6/21/17 11:44a Rail Line(s) Affected: Green, Pink Level Of Service Interruption: Significant Delays Information: Green and Pink Line service is experiencing delays due to a raised bridge over the Chicago River, downtown. Some trains may be held in stations or turned back towards Harlem/Lake and 54th/Cermak before reaching the bridge to maintain service across the remainder of the route. Alternate Service: Bus shuttle service is in place between Clinton and Clark/Lake. Listen for announcements and check train destination signs when boarding.
  7. 6/21/17 11:34a Rail Line(s) Affected: Pink Level Of Service Interruption: Significant Delays Information: Pink Line trains are operating with residual delays after an earlier unauthorized person on the tracks near Central Park.
  8. Haven't seen the changes yet..... @BusHunter?
  9. My guess if it is an actual fragment of a 2600, it might be part of the O'Hare Station crash when the Rail Operator fell asleep... I know 3061 was cut into pieces and hauled away, but what about it's mate, 3062? It might've been a bit roughed up in the wreckage as it traveled beyond the stopping point to the escalator, but it might've been intact enough at the tail end from 3061 to be reused in this capacity.
  10. Well that is 10 buses total, and Chicago has 8224-8235(12 buses total), so I would surmise these will return to FG if this is indeed a move. FG needs a reliable fleet, and the 6400-Series Novas, though hanging in there, are not as reliable as they once were at 15-17 years of age.
  11. 6/20/17 4:33p Rail Line(s) Affected: Pink Level Of Service Interruption: Service Partially Suspended Information: Pink Line service has been temporarily suspended between Polk and the Loop due to a sick customer. As a result, Pink Line trains are operating in one section: Between 54th/Cermak and Polk, and then to Racine (Blue Line), only, for direct connections to Blue Line train service to/from downtown. Using connecting Blue Line service: For service to downtown from Pink Line stations between 54th/Cermak and Polk, take a Pink Line train toward the Loop and stay on board until the train reaches Racine on the Blue Line, where you can transfer to continuing Blue Line service into downtown on the same platform. For service from downtown to Pink Line stations between Polk and 54th/Cermak, take a Blue Line train toward Forest Park to Racine and transfer to a Pink Line train toward 54th/Cermak from the same platform. Alternate Service: #9 Ashland, #21 Cermak, #49 Western, #50 Damen, #52 Kedzie/California, #53 Pulaski, #54 Cicero, #60 Blue Island-26th, #82 Kimball-Homan, #94 South California and #157 Streeterville-Taylor buses, including in combination with other 'L' services, may also be good alternatives. If you take a bus to/from the Pink Line, you may also be able to connect to the same bus from stations along the Blue Line's Forest Park branch or Green Line along Lake Street.
  12. 6/20/17 4:13p Rail Line(s) Affected: Loop "L" Lines Level Of Service Interruption: Major Delays/w Reroute Information: Loop 'L' Line trains are standing at Clark/Lake due to a sick passenger. Orange and Purple Line Express trains are being rerouted to make all stops around the Outer Loop (Brown Line side). Green Line trains toward Ashland/63rd or Cottage Grove are being rerouted via the Brown Line side from Washington/Wells through Harold Washington Library-State Van Buren, only, then continue to Roosevelt and follow their normal route. Green Line trains toward Harlem/Lake are operating via their normal routing. Brown Line trains are operating via their normal routing.
  13. 6/20/17 4:11p Rail Line(s) Affected: Brown Level Of Service Interruption: Significant Delays Information: Kimball-bound trains are operating with residual delays after an earlier mechanical problem on a train near Southport.
  14. 6/20/17 1:23a Rail Line(s) Affected: Green Level Of Service Interruption: Minor Delays Information: Harlem-bound trains are operating with residual delays after an earlier sick passenger at 35th.
  15. 6/20/17 1:21a Rail Line(s) Affected: Red Level Of Service Interruption: Significant Delays Information: Kimball-bound trains are standing at Clark/Lake due to a door problem on a train.