69th (CTA station)

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Station statistics
Address 15 West 69th Street
Chicago, Illinois 60621
Coordinates 41°46′06″N 87°37′33″W / 41.768367°N 87.625724°W / 41.768367; -87.625724
Connections CTA bus
Structure type Surface Level
Platforms 1 Island platform
Tracks 2
Other information
Opened September 28, 1969
Rebuilt 2005–06 (renovation), 2013 (refurbished)
Accessible Handicapped/disabled access
Owned by Chicago Transit Authority
Formerly 69th/State (Station Sign)
Passengers (2012) 1,880,862 Increase 0.3%
Preceding station   Chicago 'L'   Following station
toward Howard
Red Line
Route map
Red Line
north to Howard
69th St.
Red Line
south to 95th/Dan Ryan

69th is a station on the Chicago Transit Authority's 'L' system, serving the Red Line. It is located within the Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood. This station connects with the second most bus routes (first is 95th/Dan Ryan) on the Dan Ryan Branch, and is one of the terminals for the N5 South Shore Night Bus (the other is 95th/Dan Ryan). This makes it an important connection for buses, especially Night Owl connections.

Bus connections[edit]


  • #N5 South Shore Night Bus (Owl Service)
  • #29 State
  • #30 South Chicago
  • #67 67th/69th/71st
  • #71 71st/South Shore
  • #169 69th/UPS Express
69th station in 2006


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