Red Line

A CTA Red Line train pulls into the Cermak/Chinatown stop. (Credit: CBS)

Man Struck, Killed By CTA Red Line Train

The CTA Red Line was shut down Sunday night after a man was struck and killed by a train near the State and Grand station, authorities said.

07/22/2013

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Cops Warn About Robber Who Hit Red Line Subway Stop

Police were seeking a man who has been ripping off cell phones and purses in and around a South Loop subway stop.

07/12/2013

Six weeks into a project to overhaul the entire Dan Ryan branch of the Red Line, crews work to replace tracks and upgrade the station at 47th Street. (Credit: CBS)

CTA’s Red Line South Rehab Running Smoothly

Six weeks in, the CTA Red Line South reconstruction project remains on schedule and on budget.

WBBM Newsradio–07/03/2013

A CTA train. (CBS)

Possibly Intoxicated Man Dies After Falling On Third Rail Of Red Line

A California man died early Friday after he fell off the Addison Red Line train platform and came into contact with the third rail, authorities said.

06/07/2013

A CTA shuttle bus drops off passengers who normally use the Red Line at the Garfield stop on the Green Line. Free shuttle buses are connecting CTA riders to the Green Line while the Dan Ryan branch of the Red Line is shut down for a major reconstruction project. (Credit: CBS)

CTA: Red Line Work Going Well, But More Riders Should Use Shuttle Buses

The CTA said the first week of the Red Line South Reconstruction Project has gone smoothly, but it can go even smoother if riders follow a few suggestions.

CBS Chicago–05/28/2013

CTA riders prepare to board a Red Line train running on the Green Line tracks at the Garfield station on May 20, 2013, after the Dan Ryan branch of the Red Line was shut down for a five-month track replacement project. (Credit: CBS)

CTA Commuters Get First Rush Hour Test Of Red Line South Shutdown

CTA officials said so far, so good on the first weekday of the five-month project to shut down the Dan Ryan branch of the Red Line, forcing tens of thousands of commuters to use shuttle buses or other alternate routes on the South Side.

CBS Chicago–05/20/2013

A CTA Red Line train pulls into the Cermak/Chinatown stop. (Credit: CBS)

Red Line Reconstruction Project Gets Underway On South Side

Today is the day the CTA shuts down the Red Line south of Roosevelt Road for five months of reconstruction.

05/19/2013

A CTA Red Line train pulls into the Cermak/Chinatown stop. (Credit: CBS)

Five-Month Shutdown Looming For South End Of CTA Red Line

It’s almost the end of the line for Red Line service on the South Side ahead of a massive construction project slated to begin on Sunday.

CBS Chicago–05/17/2013

A CTA train. (CBS)

Red Line Rehab Will Force 98,000 CPS Students To Find New Route To School

Nearly 100,000 Chicago Public Schools students would have to find a new way to get to class starting next week, once the CTA shuts down the south end of the Red Line for a major track overhaul.

05/16/2013

CTA RED LINE

Red Line Riders Prepare For Shutdown One Week Away

In one week, on May 19, the CTA will shut down the south end of the Red Line for five months of reconstruction. Some riders are ready, others are not.

05/12/2013

One car of a CTA Red Line train derailed near the Armitage station on May 9, 2013. (Credit: CBS)

Service Resumes After Red Line Train Derails Near Armitage

The Red Line and Brown Line resumed service on Thursday afternoon after a train car derailed on the North Side, creating a commuter nightmare for riders trying to get downtown.

05/09/2013

A CTA train. (CBS)

Red Line Riders Get Set For 5-Month Construction Project: ‘It’s Going To Be Crazy’

One set of CTA ‘L’ riders waved construction hassles goodbye Monday as another braced for the May 19 start of one of the largest reconstruction projects in CTA history.

05/07/2013

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Teen Arrested For Molesting Girls On Red Line Train

Police have arrested a teenager suspected of molesting underage girls on a CTA Red Line train last month.

05/03/2013

CTA train. (CBS)

Suspicious Package Reported At Thorndale Red Line Station

The Chicago Police Bomb and Arson determined early Friday that a “suspicious” package left at a North Side CTA station was not, in fact, a threat.

04/19/2013

Red Line Train

Massive Red Line Project Begins In A Month

The countdown is on: In just about a month, the CTA will begin the Red Line reconstruction project.

04/15/2013

Prince Watson

Teen Gets 32 Years For iPhone Murder At CTA ‘L’ Station

A teen was sentenced to 32 years in prison Friday after admitting he pushed a woman to her death on a CTA staircase after stealing another commuter’s iPhone, the Sun-Times is reporting.

04/12/2013

CTA train. (CBS)

CTA Plans To Upgrade Wireless Service On Trains

The CTA says it plans to upgrade its wireless network so passengers can use their cell phones even in its subways and going through tunnels.

04/03/2013

A CTA train. (CBS)

Green Line Ashland/63rd Branch To Shut Down For Weekend Work

Preparation for spring construction on the CTA’s Red Line will lead to the shutdown of weekend service on the Ashland/63rd branch of the Green Line for three consecutive weekends beginning at 10 p.m. Friday.

03/29/2013

Ambulance

Man Stabbed On CTA Red Line Platform

Charges were pending Tuesday morning against a 33-year-old man who suspected of stabbing another man during an altercation at a CTA Red Line station on the Near North Side Monday night.

03/26/2013

Cameron Griggs (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Man Charged In Attack On Red Line Train

Cameron Griggs, 19, allegedly was with four other males who attacked two females and a male on a Red Line train at 15 W. 69th St.

03/18/2013

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