CTA Holiday Train: Last chance this week on Purple, Yellow lines; plus Holiday Bus

Christmas is less than a week away, which means it's your final chance to ride the CTA Sprint Holiday Train and Holiday Bus.

On Tuesday, you can ride the Purple Line Express from Howard to Linden at about 3:15. Then the Holiday Train turns around and heads to the Loop for it last ride downtown for the season. Pick up the Purple Line Express in the Loop at 4:38 p.m., and ride it back north. Check out the complete schedule.

And Wednesday is the last day to catch the Holiday Train, leaving from Howard at 3:05 p.m. It keeps shuttling to and fro from Howard to Dempster in Skokie until the last departure at about 7:20 from Dempster. View the full schedule.

Wednesday also is the date for the last run of the Holiday Bus. It departs 79th/Western at 12:30 p.m. going north as the #49 Western.

You can get photos with Santa on the Holiday Bus from about 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. at 79th/Western.


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