Belmont (CTA Blue Line station)

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Not to be confused with Belmont station on the Brown, Red and Purple Lines.
Belmont
Belmont-Kimball.jpg
Station statistics
Address 3355 West Belmont Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60618
Coordinates 41°56′21″N 87°42′42″W / 41.939274°N 87.711684°W / 41.939274; -87.711684Coordinates: 41°56′21″N 87°42′42″W / 41.939274°N 87.711684°W / 41.939274; -87.711684
Line(s)
Structure type Subway
Depth 27 ft
Platforms 1 Island platform
Tracks 2
Bicycle facilities Yes
Other information
Opened February 1, 1970
Owned by Chicago Transit Authority
Traffic
Passengers (2012) 1,666,681 Increase 7.6% (CTA)
Services
Preceding station   Chicago 'L'   Following station
toward O'Hare
Blue Line
toward Forest Park
Route map
Blue Line
north to O'Hare
Blue Line
south to Forest Park

Belmont (or Belmont/Kimball) is a station on the Chicago Transit Authority's 'L' system, serving the Blue Line. The station is located at Belmont and Kimball Avenues in the Avondale neighborhood. From Belmont, trains run at intervals of 2–7 minutes during rush hours, and take 16 minutes to reach the Loop.[citation needed]

History[edit]

The station on opening day, February 1, 1970

Belmont station opened in 1970 as part of an extension of the West-Northwest route to Jefferson Park on the Kennedy Expressway. The station is similar in design as the previous station, Logan Square, as an underground, island platform station. Unlike Logan Square, Belmont has only one exit.

Bus connections[edit]

CTA

  • #77 Belmont (Owl Service)
  • #82 Kimball/Homan
Station house

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