South Shore Line Service Advisory: Lollapalooza 2018

South Shore Line Service Advisory: Lollapalooza 2018
By: South Shore Line Last Updated: July 30, 2018

The following South Shore Line service updates will be in effect to accommodate passengers attending Lollapalooza, taking place Thursday, Aug. 2, through Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018, in Grant Park.

NOTE: Bikes will not be permitted on South Shore trains Aug. 2-5. All available space will be needed to provide service for additional passengers.

Thursday-Friday:

  • Westbound Train #14 will operate an Extra for additional capacity to accommodate passengers heading to Chicago in the morning. Train #14 and its Extra will make all regular stops to Chicago.
  • Alcohol will not be permitted on South Shore trains after 7 p.m. Please be advised that glass bottles are always prohibited.

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.
  • An Extra eastbound train will depart Millennium Station at 10:20 p.m. (Van Buren St. at 10:23 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 7 p.m.
  • Alcohol will not be permitted on South Shore trains all day Saturday/Sunday. Please be advised that glass bottles are always prohibited.

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

Please be advised SSL train crews will adhere to Illinois and Indiana public indecency/indecent exposure laws. Those not in compliance with those public indecency laws will be prohibited from boarding.