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Saying Farewell to the CTA’s 2400-Series Railcars

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John Morris/Chicago Patterns

On Wednesday, January 21, the CTA bid farewell to its 2400-series railcars, its oldest set, with a ceremonial ride on what was previously known as the Ravenswood Service (Brown Line), followed by a run on the North/South route (Red/Green Line from Howard to Ashland/63rd).

Introduced in 1976, these railcars were in operation for 38 years.

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Merchandise Mart and the Brown Line

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Brown Line

A Brown Line train bound for Kimball passes by the Merchandise Mart at golden hour.


Division and Milwaukee – Blue Line

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John Morris/Chicago Patterns

Interior view of the Division – Blue Line station at Division/Ashland/Milwaukee.


Get to Know an ‘L’ Line: Green Line, Lake Branch

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Take a virtual ride on the Lake branch of the CTA Green Line from Clinton to Harlem.

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