CTA Train Car

New CTA Train Cars Getting Brighter Lights

The transit agency’s board approved a switch from fluorescent to LED interior lighting Wednesday.

WBBM Newsradio–02/14/2013

CTA train (CBS file)

CTA Continues Testing Of Recalled New Train Cars

The Chicago Transit Authority is still working on tests for an equipment problem that forced its new fleet of train cars to be taken out of service, according to a published report.

CBS Chicago–01/23/2012

CTA train (CBS file)

New CTA ‘L’ Cars Still Sitting Idle As Problems Checked

There’s no sign that the CTA intends to put its newest ‘L’ cars back in service soon.

WBBM Newsradio–01/11/2012

CTA Train Car

New ‘L’ Cars To Help Reduce Crowding On CTA

Relief is just up the track for CTA riders who are unable to squeeze aboard their trains.

WBBM Newsradio–07/10/2011

CTA train (CBS file)

CTA Moves Ahead With Plan For New ‘L’ Cars

Nearly a year has passed since the Chicago Transit Authority began testing the prototypes for its newest ‘L’ cars in everyday service.

WBBM Newsradio–03/14/2011

CTA train (CBS file)

New CTA Cars Begin Orange Line Test

New cars’ power system means no mix-and-matching.

WBBM Newsradio–10/25/2010