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8/18/17 12:41p

Rail Line(s) Affected: Pink

Level Of Service Interruption: Major Delays

Information: Service on the Pink Line is experiencing delays. Trains in both directions are operating on the same track between Pulaski and 54th/Cermak stations due to an obstruction. Board all trains on the 54th/Cermak side of the platform at Pulaski station.

Alternate Service: Passengers should consider using the #21 Cermak buses through the affected area(s). Shuttle buses are available to provide connecting service from Pulaski and 54th/Cermak.

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8/18/17 5:25p

Rail Line(s) Affected: Brown, Purple

Level Of Service Interruption: Significant Delays

Information: Loop-bound Brown and Purple Line Express trains are operating with residual delays after an earlier sick passenger at Chicago.

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8/18/17 8:39p

Rail Line(s) Affected: Green, Pink

Level Of Service Interruption: Significant Delays

Information: Harlem-bound Green and 54th/Cermak-bound Pink Line trains are operating with residual delays after an earlier sick passenger at Morgan.

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From CTA Website:

Service Disruption

 Affects Train Tracker prediction availability (What's this?)
Blue Line service has been temporarily suspended between Racine and Pulaski due to a medical emergency at Western (Forest Park).

Tue, Sep 19 2017 8:50 PM to TBD

Blue Line service has been temporarily suspended between Racine and Pulaski due to a medical emergency on the tracks at Western (Forest Park).

As a result, trains are operating in two sections:

between O'Hare and Racine, and,

between Pulaski and Forest Park, only.

Shuttle buses are available between Racine and Pulaski to provide connecting service through the affected area.

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3 minutes ago, Busjack said:

Third such incident today. You missed 2 on the Red Line.

In college, I was on one of the rear cars of a State Street Subway train that was stopped halfway out of the Grand station due to a "sick passenger." Apparently, they spontaneously combusted because the next thing we knew there was smoke. That's when a guy pulled the cherry and several people (myself included) followed him off the train and up to the street. Every time I heard of a "sick passenger" I think of that time.

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8 hours ago, jtrosario said:

From CTA Website:

Service Disruption

 Affects Train Tracker prediction availability (What's this?)
Blue Line service has been temporarily suspended between Racine and Pulaski due to a medical emergency at Western (Forest Park).

Tue, Sep 19 2017 8:50 PM to TBD

Blue Line service has been temporarily suspended between Racine and Pulaski due to a medical emergency on the tracks at Western (Forest Park).

As a result, trains are operating in two sections:

between O'Hare and Racine, and,

between Pulaski and Forest Park, only.

Shuttle buses are available between Racine and Pulaski to provide connecting service through the affected area.

I must have  just missed  that action as I passed  through that station  about  8:30ish.  

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10/11/17 12:29p

Rail Line(s) Affected: Blue

Level Of Service Interruption: Significant Delays

Information: Forest Park-bound trains are standing at Clinton due to an injured customer.

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11/8/17 2:12a

Rail Line(s) Affected: Blue

Level Of Service Interruption: Significant Delays

Information: Service on the Blue Line is experiencing delays. Trains in both directions are operating on the same track between Cicero and Oak Park stations due to a track condition.

Board all trains on the O'Hare-bound side of the platform at Austin.

Alternate Service: Shuttle buses are available between Cicero and Forest Park.

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Red Line 47th St Track condition:

Red Line Experiencing Delays; Boarding change between 35th and Garfield

Route(s): Red Line

Length: Tuesday, December 19, 2017 - 10:31 AM to TBD

Impact Level: Major Delays

Affects Train Tracker prediction availability

Full Description:  Service on the Red Line is experiencing delays. Trains in both directions are operating on the same track between 35th and Garfield stations due to a track condition at 47th.  Board all trains on the 95th-bound side of the platform at 47th station.  Bus shuttle service is available to provide service through the affected area. We're working to restore normal service as quickly as possible. Allow extra travel time.

Comment: Wow, its really messing up the whole Red, esp. Northbound. It would be nice if some of the SB could get turned around South of the Loop in an emergency like this to continue to service the rest of the Red line.

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2 hours ago, jtrosario said:

Red Line 47th St Track condition:

Red Line Experiencing Delays; Boarding change between 35th and Garfield

Route(s): Red Line

Length: Tuesday, December 19, 2017 - 10:31 AM to TBD

Impact Level: Major Delays

Affects Train Tracker prediction availability

Full Description:  Service on the Red Line is experiencing delays. Trains in both directions are operating on the same track between 35th and Garfield stations due to a track condition at 47th.  Board all trains on the 95th-bound side of the platform at 47th station.  Bus shuttle service is available to provide service through the affected area. We're working to restore normal service as quickly as possible. Allow extra travel time.

Comment: Wow, its really messing up the whole Red, esp. Northbound. It would be nice if some of the SB could get turned around South of the Loop in an emergency like this to continue to service the rest of the Red line.

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Why not bypass 47th in both directions and have shuttle buses run between 35th and 47th and between Garfield and 47th.  Also suggest the Green Line as an alternate. 

As far as turnbacks,  running a limited amount of trains south of 35th would be political suicide.  The North side keeps its high frequency while the South side sees limited and crowded service.

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On 12/19/2017 at 10:44 AM, jtrosario said:

Red Line 47th St Track condition:

Red Line Experiencing Delays; Boarding change between 35th and Garfield

Route(s): Red Line

Length: Tuesday, December 19, 2017 - 10:31 AM to TBD

Impact Level: Major Delays

Affects Train Tracker prediction availability

Full Description:  Service on the Red Line is experiencing delays. Trains in both directions are operating on the same track between 35th and Garfield stations due to a track condition at 47th.  Board all trains on the 95th-bound side of the platform at 47th station.  Bus shuttle service is available to provide service through the affected area. We're working to restore normal service as quickly as possible. Allow extra travel time.

Comment: Wow, its really messing up the whole Red, esp. Northbound. It would be nice if some of the SB could get turned around South of the Loop in an emergency like this to continue to service the rest of the Red line.

Unspecified issue with the third rail, according to CBS.

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from www.transitchicago.com : Link: http://www.transitchicago.com/travel_information/alert_detail.aspx?AlertId=45713

Customer Alert: O'Hare-bound Blue Line Service Delayed near Montrose

Route(s): Blue Line

Length: Friday, December 29, 2017 - 4:29 PM to TBD

Impact Level: Major Delays

Affects Train Tracker prediction availability
 

Full Description: O'Hare-bound Blue Line trains are standing near Montrose due to a track condition.

Personnel are working to restore service. Allow extra travel time.

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from www.transitchicago.com : Link: http://www.transitchicago.com/travel_information/alert_detail.aspx?AlertId=45713

Blue Line Experiencing Delays; Boarding change between Jefferson Park and Addison

Route(s): Blue Line

Length: Friday, December 29, 2017 - 5:12 PM to TBD

Impact Level: Major Delays

Affects Train Tracker prediction availability

Full Description: Service on the Blue Line is experiencing delays.

Trains in both directions are operating on the same track between Jefferson Park and Addison stations due to a track condition.  Board all trains on the Forest Park-bound side of the platform at the Montrose and Irving Park stations.  Bus shuttles will be available to provide connecting service through the affected area.  We're working to restore normal service as quickly as possible.  Allow extra travel time.

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from www.transitchicago.com : Link: http://www.transitchicago.com/travel_information/alert_detail.aspx?AlertId=45713

Blue Line Experiencing Delays; Boarding change between Montrose and Addison

Route(s): Blue Line

Length: Friday, December 29, 2017 - 6:16 PM to TBD

Impact Level: Major Delays

Affects Train Tracker prediction availability

Full Description: Service on the Blue Line is experiencing delays.

Trains in both directions are operating on the same track between Montrose and Addison stations due to a track condition.  Board all trains on the Forest Park-bound side of the platform at the Irving Park station.  Bus shuttles will be available to provide connecting service through the affected area.  We're working to restore normal service as quickly as possible.  Allow extra travel time.

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42 minutes ago, Pace831 said:

WBBM radio said the issue was a broken rail.

It was a broken running rail at Montrose and that nonsense really disrupted my shift this evening because of trains being all backed up causing me to almost get trapped. 

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18 hours ago, jtrosario said:

from www.transitchicago.com : Link: http://www.transitchicago.com/travel_information/alert_detail.aspx?AlertId=45713

Blue Line Experiencing Delays; Boarding change between Montrose and Addison

Route(s): Blue Line

Length: Friday, December 29, 2017 - 6:16 PM to TBD

Impact Level: Major Delays

Affects Train Tracker prediction availability

Full Description: Service on the Blue Line is experiencing delays.

Trains in both directions are operating on the same track between Montrose and Addison stations due to a track condition.  Board all trains on the Forest Park-bound side of the platform at the Irving Park station.  Bus shuttles will be available to provide connecting service through the affected area.  We're working to restore normal service as quickly as possible.  Allow extra travel time.

Glad I opted for the Green Line last night.

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http://www.transitchicago.com/travel_information/alert_detail.aspx?AlertId=45855

Length:

Thursday, January 04, 2018 - 12:30 PM
to TBD

Impact Level:

Service Suspended

Full Description:

Service on the Yellow Line has been temporarily suspended due to a collision with a vehicle near Skokie. Consider using the #97 Skokie bus for alternate service.

Bus shuttles will be available to provide service through the affected area.

We are working to restore service as soon as possible. We apologize for the inconvenience and appreciate your understanding.

Allow extra travel time.

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http://www.transitchicago.com/travel_information/alert_detail.aspx?AlertId=45886

Forest Park-bound Blue Line Service Delayed at Racine

Route(s): Blue Line

Length: Friday, January 05, 2018 - 5:04 PM to TBD

Impact Level: Significant Delays

 Affects Train Tracker prediction availability

Full Description:  Forest Park-bound Blue Line trains are standing at Racine due to signal problems.

Personnel are working to restore service. Allow extra travel time.

EDIT: Looks like its already over and trains are moving along toward Forest Park.

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http://www.transitchicago.com/travel_information/alert_detail.aspx?AlertId=45952

No trains between Garfield and Ashland/63rd

Route(s): Green Line

Length: Tuesday, January 09, 2018 - 12:39 PM to TBD

Impact Level: Service Disruption

Full Description: Green Line service has been temporarily suspended between Garfield and Ashland/63rd due to a fire near the tracks

As a result, trains are operating only between Harlem/Lake and Cottage Grove at this time.

Bus shuttles will be available to provide connecting service through the affected area.

Use #63 63rd bus as alternative.

See station personnel for further assistance, and pay attention to announcements on trains and at stations for service information.

We are working to restore service as quickly as possible. Allow extra travel time.

Edit: 12:57pm Normal service being restored with residual delays

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