The train service between Rogers Park and Skokie was shut down earlier this week following an embankment collapse. Initially, officials thought it would take only a few days to repair.
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.”
Yellow Line riders are in for a long delay, as it could up a month before trains are running again, after tracks were damaged by a ground collapse.
The CTA Yellow Line between Skokie and the Rogers Park neighborhood could be out of service for a few days, after an embankment was washed out due to a construction accident.
All service is suspended on the line that runs between Chicago and Skokie, according to the CTA. However, shuttle buses are providing connecting service through the affected area.
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.
The CTA’s Skokie Swift is turning 50 years old, and there’s a party Saturday to mark the anniversary.
Ganaa Otgoo, 32, of the 1400 block of South Canal Street was charged with one count of aggravated battery for the March 28 attack, according to Skokie Police.
The suspect boarded a Yellow Line train and began yelling at passengers on March 28. When a senior citizen told him to leave, the man approached the senior citizen and pulled his jacket over his head before punching and kicking him.
The employee was working with a shovel along the northbound tracks of the Yellow Line, about two blocks from the Oakton Street station.
Service along the CTA’s Yellow Line has been suspended after a train collided with a vehicle near in the north suburbs.
Services have resumed after a CTA Yellow Line train derailed Tuesday afternoon in the Rogers Park neighborhood on the North Side.
CTA Purple Line service is resuming after Monday’s frigid weather shut it down for about an hour and caused delays on multiple other train lines during the morning commute.
The CTA Yellow Line is running again Sunday evening after a suspicious suitcase was discovered on a train platform in north suburban Skokie.
A man pulled a gun and shot up a car in downtown Skokie during rush hour Thursday night, a few feet from the new Oakton Street CTA station.
Twice within a month, CTA is doing something it hasn’t done for years — opening new ‘L’ stations.
The near north suburb of Skokie is urging residents to support the village’s local businesses with a new Facebook page.
The City of Evanston is gathering input on adding an intermediate station along the CTA Yellow Line, which currently passes on through without stopping on its way to Skokie.
The Chicago Transit Authority is putting two proposed rapid transit extensions on hold as it tries to cope with its latest financial crisis.
The Chicago Transit Authority is moving forward with plans for a new stop on the Yellow Line in Skokie, as well as on the Orange and Pink lines along Lake Street on the Near West Side.