Skokie Swift

Yellow Line Trains Running Again 5 Months After Track CollapseThe Yellow Line was once again rolling along the rails in Skokie on Friday, more than five months after an embankment collapse forced the CTA to shut down the entire line.
Free Rides For Yellow Line Riders When Service Resumes FridayWhen the CTA's Yellow Line reopens Friday, for the first time since a May 17th embankment collapse, riders for the first eight days will pay nothing. It's part of an aggressive campaign rebuild ridership on the line. CTA also will provide free parking for riders at its Dempster terminal through year's end.
Five Months After Track Washout, Yellow Line To Reopen Oct. 30It’s finally official. The CTA has a Halloween treat for its long-suffering Yellow Line riders. Service on the Yellow Line returns to Skokie Oct. 30.
New Estimate For Restored Yellow Line Service: OctoberService was halted May 17 after the ground gave way under the tracks during a MWRD construction project.
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."
Riders Celebrate 50th Anniversary Of Skokie SwiftRiders 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.
CTA's Skokie Swift Turns 50 Years OldThe CTA's Skokie Swift is turning 50 years old, and there's a party Saturday to mark the anniversary.
CTA Puts Yellow, Orange Line Extensions On HoldThe Chicago Transit Authority is putting two proposed rapid transit extensions on hold as it tries to cope with its latest financial crisis.
New CTA Cars To Run On Yellow, Purple LinesThe newest CTA ‘L’ cars are on the move again.
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