10 Mar 2020

St.Patrick's Day Service Advisory


South Shore News

UPDATE 3/11 - According to parade officials, the Chicago St. Patrick's Day Parade has been canceled/postponed for Saturday, March 14. Due to this announcement, South Shore Line extra train service for Saturday will also be canceled. Saturday, March 14, trains will operate according to their normal weekend train schedules.

SERVICE ADVISORY - St. Patrick’s Day March 14, 2020

In order to accommodate an expected increase in ridership due to the Chicago St. Patrick’s Day Parade and dyeing of the river, the South Shore Line will offer additional capacity and extra eastbound passenger trains on Saturday, March 14, 2020.

Extra westbound capacity to Millennium Station 3/14/20

Westbound Train 502 and Train 606 will operate with additional capacity to accommodate passengers heading to Chicago in the morning.

Extra eastbound departures from Millennium Station 3/14/20

In the afternoon, two eastbound passenger Extras will run following the parade and dyeing of the river:

The first Extra will depart Millennium Station at 4:25 p.m. (Van Buren St. at 4:28 p.m.).

The second Extra will depart Millennium Station at6:15 p.m. (Van Buren St. at 6:18 p.m.).

Both Extras will run non-stop to Hegewisch and make all local stops terminating at Carroll Avenue, Michigan City. The extra trains will not serve Hudson Lake or South Bend.

Alcohol is PROHIBITED ON ALL TRAINS on March 14. Please remember glass bottles are prohibited at all times.

For more information, please visitwww.chicagostpatricksdayparade.org/