Skokie Swift

A construction accident caused the ground to erode under the CTA Yellow Line tracks at the McCormick Boulevard viaduct on Sunday, forcing the CTA to shut down the Yellow Line until repairs can be made. (Credit: CBS)

New Estimate For Restored Yellow Line Service: October

Service was halted May 17 after the ground gave way under the tracks during a MWRD construction project.

06/19/2015

A construction accident caused the ground to erode under the CTA Yellow Line tracks at the McCormick Boulevard viaduct on Sunday, forcing the CTA to shut down the Yellow Line until repairs can be made. (Credit: CBS)

Repairs To CTA Yellow Line To Take “Several Weeks”

Travel to and from Skokie by CTA won’t be Swift for a while, after an embankment crumbled, falling away completely from the tracks. A spokesperson for the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District (MWRD) said Tuesday that it will take “several weeks to complete this (repair) work properly.”

05/20/2015

A CTA train. (CBS)

Riders Celebrate 50th Anniversary Of Skokie Swift

Riders cheerfully filled the seats and stood in the aisles, swapping stories about rides on the Swift, also known as the Yellow Line, which links downtown Skokie with the Howard ‘L’ terminal.

04/27/2014

Skokie Swift

CTA’s Skokie Swift Turns 50 Years Old

The CTA’s Skokie Swift is turning 50 years old, and there’s a party Saturday to mark the anniversary.

04/23/2014

CTA Train (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

CTA Puts Yellow, Orange Line Extensions On Hold

The Chicago Transit Authority is putting two proposed rapid transit extensions on hold as it tries to cope with its latest financial crisis.

WBBM Newsradio–07/11/2011

New 'L' Car

New CTA Cars To Run On Yellow, Purple Lines

The newest CTA ‘L’ cars are on the move again.

CBS Chicago–01/17/2011