13 Aug 2019

Chicago Air & Water Show Aug. 17-18, 2019


South Shore News

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.