Yellow Line

Crews work at the scene of an embankment collapse along the CTA's Yellow Line. (Bob Roberts/CBS)

Timetable Unclear For Resumption Of Yellow Line Service

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.

05/22/2015

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 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)

Emails Indicate Construction Mishap May Have Caused Yellow Line Collapse

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.

05/19/2015

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)

Yellow Line Service To Be Shut Down For At Least Several Days Due To Embankment Erosion

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.

05/18/2015

File Photo (Mario Tama/ Getty Images)

Yellow Line Suspended For Track Problem

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.

05/18/2015

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

Ganaa Otgoo (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Arrested For Attacking Senior On Yellow Line Train

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.

04/18/2014

Surveillance images of a man who attacked a senior citizen on a Yellow Line train on March 28, 2014. (Credit: Skokie Police)

Skokie Cops Search For Man Who Attacked Senior On Yellow Line

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.

04/17/2014

File Photo Of Ambulance (AP Photo)

CTA Worker Hospitalized After Touching Third Rail On Yellow Line

The employee was working with a shovel along the northbound tracks of the Yellow Line, about two blocks from the Oakton Street station.

02/18/2014

A CTA train. (CBS)

Yellow Line Service Delayed After Crash

Service along the CTA’s Yellow Line has been suspended after a train collided with a vehicle near in the north suburbs.

02/09/2014

A minor train derailment on the CTA Yellow Line. (Credit: CTA photo)

Yellow Line Resumes Service After Train Derailment

Services have resumed after a CTA Yellow Line train derailed Tuesday afternoon in the Rogers Park neighborhood on the North Side.

01/07/2014

A CTA train. (CBS)

CTA Trains Delayed By Extreme Cold

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.

01/06/2014

A CTA train. (CBS)

Suspicious Package Cleared In Skokie, Yellow Line Running Again

The CTA Yellow Line is running again Sunday evening after a suspicious suitcase was discovered on a train platform in north suburban Skokie.

06/30/2013

Skokie Shooting

Shots Fired At Car In Downtown Skokie During Afternoon Rush

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.

CBS Chicago–06/15/2012

CTA Train (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Twice In Month, CTA Opening New Stations

Twice within a month, CTA is doing something it hasn’t done for years — opening new ‘L’ stations.

05/07/2012

Shop Local Skokie

Skokie Urges Residents To Shop Local

The near north suburb of Skokie is urging residents to support the village’s local businesses with a new Facebook page.

CBS Chicago–12/30/2011

CTA Yellow Line

Evanston Residents To Weigh In On Possible New Yellow Line Stop

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.

CBS Chicago–09/15/2011

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

CTA Train (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Plans Move Ahead For New Stops On CTA Yellow, Green/Pink Lines

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.

CBS Chicago–06/08/2011

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