By Patrick Barry via CTA Station Watch
An obvious question, as the Granville station reopens at 10 p.m. Friday after a six-week rehab, is whether the other six stations that are part of the Red North project will sport a similar look.
Yes and no, says CTA spokesperson Catherine Hosinski. Some features will be similar throughout, but since the stations vary in the amount of repair needed, there will be differences as well.
Stainless steel stair railings will be installed at every station, a big improvement over the old steel railings that could never hold paint (and at some stations seemed ready to fall off the wall). Photos of the almost-ready Granville station, in fact, show quite a bit of stainless steel as railings, barriers and in the customer assistance booth. Stainless is easy to clean and doesn’t require paint.
Read more at CTA Station Watch.