Western (CTA Pink Line station)

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Western CTA Pink Line Station.jpg
Station statistics
Address 2009 South Western Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60608
Coordinates 41°51′15″N 87°41′06″W / 41.854225°N 87.685129°W / 41.854225; -87.685129
Connections CTA Buses
Structure type Elevated
Platforms 1 island platform
Tracks 2
Other information
Opened September 7, 1896
Rebuilt 2002–04
Accessible Handicapped/disabled access
Owned by Chicago Transit Authority
Passengers (2012) 355,914 Increase 4.4%
Preceding station   Chicago 'L'   Following station
toward 54th/Cermak
Pink Line
toward The Loop
toward Aurora
BNSF Railway
Transfer at: Western Avenue
Route map
Pink Line
east to Loop
Western Ave.
Pink Line
west to 54/Cermak

Western is a station on the Chicago Transit Authority's 'L' system, serving the Pink Line. It is located in the Heart of Chicago and Heart of Italy neighborhoods in the Lower West Side community area. The station was originally built in 1896 as part of the Metropolitan West Side Elevated Railroad's Douglas Park branch. It was rebuilt around 1935, and again between 2002 and 2004. It is located near Metra's Western Avenue & 18th Place (Metra) station on the BNSF Railway Line.

Bus connections[edit]


  • #21 Cermak
  • #49 Western (Owl Service)


External links[edit]

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