11 Apr 2019

SSL Busing Advisory May 6-17, 2019


South Shore News

The South Shore Line plans to periodically bus passengers between Carroll Ave. and the South Bend Airport while we upgrade our track and segments of overhead wire between Michigan City and South Bend.

The temporary busing periods will occur at various times throughout the spring/summer, with the first of these periods being scheduled forMonday, May 6 through Friday, May 17, 2019 (this includes the weekend of May 11-12).

Busing availability at the South Bend Airport will be limited, therefore westbound passengers are encouraged to board at Carroll Ave. Station or other western stations.

Please note that bus service to and from Hudson Lake will not be available during this time. Hudson Lake passengers are encouraged to board at the Carroll Ave. station.

The following trains operating exclusively between South Bend and Michigan City are canceled during busing:
Westbound Train 422 & Tr 424 and eastbound Train 401 & Tr 701.

Weekday Trains #6, #403, #14, #7, #18, #9, #20, #11, #17, #22, and #19 will be bused May 6-10 and May 13-17 to match our published Monday-Friday train schedule between Carroll Ave. and South Bend.

Weekend Trains #703, #502, #503, #504, #506, #505, #508, #507, #509, #510, and #511 will be bused May 11-12 to match our published weekend train schedule between Carroll Ave. and South Bend.

WESTBOUND: South Bend passengers will board buses located just north of the train platform at the South Bend International Airport. Passengers will disembark the bus at Carroll Ave. and board their normally scheduled trains for the balance of their westbound trips. 

EASTBOUND: South Bend passengers will disembark their trains at Carroll Ave. and board a bus for the remainder of their eastbound trips.

NOTE: No bikes will be transported via bus between South Bend-Carroll Ave. during this time.