The following South Shore Line service updates will be in effect to accommodate passengers attending the Chicago Air & Water Show, taking place Saturday, Aug. 17 - 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 is prohibited on all trains Aug. 17-18. Please remember 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 Avenue, 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.
Please visit our website www.mysouthshoreline.com for a complete list of schedules and fares.