Purple Line

Brown, Purple Line Work Resumes On Ravenswood ConnectorOnce completed, the $90 million rehabilitation will provide smoother, more reliable rides for the more than 40,000 customers who ride Purple Line Express and Brown Line trains each weekday, according to a statement from the CTA.
New CTA Purple Line Express Gets A Test RunFor six weeks, CTA will test a mid-evening Purple Line Express train.
CTA To Close 2 North Side Stations For Red/Purple Line RenovationsThe CTA’s ambitious $1.7 billion Red and Purple Modernization project will be completed in two phases over four years, starting with the closure of the Lawrence and Berwyn stations for 18 months beginning in 2017.
Delays Ahead For Red, Purple Lines As CTA Wilson Project Enters Next PhaseNearly two years of delays begin Monday morning for rush hour riders on the CTA's Red Line and Purple Express trains.
Red Line, Purple Line Express Riders Face A Year Of Longer Morning CommutesStarting March 9, when the next phase of the CTA’s Wilson Station Reconstruction project begins, the westernmost of four tracks between Wilson and Belmont will be taken out of commission and the Purple Express trains that use it now will instead share a Red Line North track during the morning rush hour.
Switching Problems Create Major CTA Delays In The LoopService on the 'L' tracks in the Loop was back to normal Monday afternoon, after a major headache during the morning commute forced the CTA to reroute three train lines, and riders were delayed as long as 90 minutes.
Brown, Purple Line Service Back To Normal After Disruption From Lincoln Park FireElevated train service on the CTA’s Brown and Purple lines was suspended for nearly six hours Tuesday morning between the North Side and the Loop as firefighters put out an extra-alarm fire at a 124-year-old shuttered school in Lincoln Park.
Firefighters Battle Extra-Alarm Blaze At Former School BuildingCTA train service has been suspended between the North Side and the Loop as firefighters continue working to extinguish an extra-alarm fire Monday morning at a 124-year-old shuttered school in Lincoln Park.
Loop Train Service Back To Normal After Derailment Caused Big DelaysCTA is restoring service after a train derailment halted trains in the Loop.
Tunney Wary Of Project For Lakeview "L" OverpassAld. Tom Tunney (44th) said he’s not yet ready to embrace the CTA’s plans to build elevated bypass tracks that would eliminate a traffic bottleneck for three of its rail lines – the Red, Brown, and Purple – and speed up rush hour trains on the North Side.
CTA Bypass Project Would Eliminate Bottleneck For Red, Brown, Purple LinesThe CTA would have to acquire and tear down 16 buildings in the Lakeview neighborhood to make way for a $320 million rail bypass that would eliminate a longstanding bottleneck along the Red, Brown, and Purple lines.
First Phase Of Red/Purple Line Rebuild May Start In 2017Starting as early as 2017, the CTA plans to rebuild four stations and replace track and elevated structures on the north part of the Red Line.
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