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South Shore tells service for Chicago Air and Water Show

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The following South Shore commuter line service updates will be in effect to accommodate passengers attending the Chicago Air & Water Show, from Saturday, Aug. 17, through Sunday, Aug. 18, at North Avenue Beach.

Note: bikes will not be permitted on South Shore trains Aug. 17-18. All available space will be needed to accommodate additional passengers.

Alcohol will also be prohibited on all trains Aug. 17-18. Remember that glass bottles are prohibited at all times.

Westbound Service, Saturday/Sunday

Westbound Train 606 will operate an extra for additional capacity to accommodate passengers heading to Chicago in the morning. Train 606 and its extra will make all regular stops to Chicago.

Eastbound service, Saturday/Sunday:

An extra eastbound train will depart Millennium Station at 4:25 p.m. (Van Buren St. at 4:28 p.m.), run non-stop to Hegewisch, and make all local stops terminating at Carroll Ave. in Michigan City. The eastbound extra will not serve Hudson Lake or South Bend.


--Millennium Station ticket agent hours will be extended until 6:30 p.m.

--As with all special events and festivals, passengers may encounter crowded conditions on trains and should anticipate an increased NICTD Transit Police presence during this event.

--Visit for a list of schedules and fares.



Posted 8/14/2019




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