Red Line Evacuation

Small Fire Shuts Down Roosevelt Red Line Stop, Reroutes Trains

A small trash fire in the Red Line subway prompted first responders to evacuate the Roosevelt Road station, and shut off power to the trains.

CBS Chicago–03/13/2012


Dye Pack Explodes In Red Line Subway As Bank Robber Flees

Fumes prompted the Chicago Transit Authority to reroute the Red Line subway Friday morning, and there are reports that a bank robbery in which a dye pack exploded is to blame.

CBS Chicago–03/02/2012

Red Line Train

Red Line Trains Rerouted After Reports Of Smoke In Subway

Red Line trains were rerouted Tuesday night after unfounded reports of subway smoke in the South Loop.


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Area Business Not Pleased With New Route For Gay Pride Parade

An East Lakeview neighborhood pizzeria is none too pleased that its stretch of Broadway has been eliminated from the Gay Pride Parade route.

CBS Chicago–10/06/2011

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Gay Pride Parade To Be Rerouted Into Uptown

Following reports of major crowd control problems at the Gay Pride Parade this past summer, the City of Chicago has decided to move the start of the parade north to Uptown and push up its start time by two hours.

CBS Chicago–10/05/2011

CTA Train (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

CTA Reroute Over After Red Line Train Stalls

A stalled Red Line train forced the CTA to reroute northbound subway trains to the elevated tracks during rush hour Friday evening.