21 Jan 2019

SSL is Offering Free Weekend and Off-Peak Weekday Westbound Rides Feb. 9 - 18th

South Shore News

Saturday, February 9, through Monday, February 18, ride free on ALL Westbound weekend and off-peak weekday South Shore Line trains. 

During the 2019 Chicago Auto Show (Off-peak weekday trains arrive at Millennium Station after 9:30 am CST and depart Millennium Station before 3:30 pm and after 6:30 pm CST).

Nicole Barker, Director of Capital Investment & Implementation, said, “The winter months can drudge on and sometimes feel like there is no end in sight. We wanted to let our riders know how valuable they are and also provide them something to look forward to during this season of shorter, colder days. Hopefully everyone can take advantage of the free Westbound rides while heading to the auto show, and then again for a date night in the city for Valentine’s Day.”

Below is the weekday service schedule for the Chicago Auto Show:


Note: Eastbound Trains 109, 119, 121, 123 terminate at Carroll Ave. ; Train 209 terminates at Gary Metro Center; Trains 9, 17 & 19 terminate in South Bend. 

Please note: All weekend trains except Train 601 serve McCormick Place. When waiting to catch an outbound train at McCormick Place please stand on the platform in clear view of train engineer. 

Presidents' Day, Monday, Feb. 18, 2019, the SSL will operate a regular weekday schedule with the above trains serving McCormick Place. 

For more information on the Chicago Auto Show, visit their website at www.chicagoautoshow.com

The Chicago Auto Show could not be more afforadable this year. Groupon is offer $10 for single-day general admission for one here! Take the SSL for a FREE Westbound ride and take advantage of the Groupon offer for $10 admission. Enjoy the show! 

This is also the perfect opportunity to take advantage of free Westbound rides for Valentine’s Day, and plan a date in the city.