Ashland/63rd station

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Ashland63 CTA.jpg
Location 6315 South Ashland Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60636
Coordinates 41°46′46″N 87°39′50″W / 41.77943°N 87.66393°W / 41.77943; -87.66393
Owned by Chicago Transit Authority
Platforms 1 Island Platform
Tracks 2 tracks
Connections CTA bus
Structure type Elevated
Parking Aiga parking inv.svg 235 spaces
Bicycle facilities Yes
Disabled access Yes
Opened May 6, 1969[1]
Previous names Ashland
Passengers (2017) 366,831[2]Decrease 2.6%
Rank 123 out of 143
Preceding station   Chicago "L"   Following station
toward Harlem/Lake
Green LineTerminus
toward Howard
Red Line
Rush period special
  Former services  
(Closed 1994)
toward Harlem/Lake
Green LineTerminus
Route map

Green Line
east to Harlem/Lake
Justine St.
Ashland Ave.
Marshfield Ave.

Ashland/63rd is a station on the Chicago Transit Authority's 'L' system, located in the West Englewood neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois and serving the Green Line's Ashland branch. It is situated at 6315 S. Ashland Avenue. It opened on May 6, 1969. This station is the southern terminal of the Ashland branch of the Green Line. The station contains a Park 'n' ride lot with 235 spaces as well as a Kiss 'n' Ride lane. Though the station itself was not rebuilt in the Green Line renovation of 1994-96, an elevator was added to the station during that time to make it ADA accessible. This is one of two stations on the Green Line to be named Ashland. The other station is on the Lake Street branch and is shared between the Green and Pink Lines. The Red Line served this station from May 19, 2013 to October 20, 2013, April 3, 2017 to November 22, 2017, and July 30, 2018 to present day.

Bus connections[edit]

Ashland/63rd destination sign


  • 9 Ashland (Owl Service)
  • 63 63rd (Owl Service)

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  1. ^ "Ashland Terminal to Open". Chicago Tribune. May 5, 1969. p. 3.
  2. ^ "Annual Ridership Report – Calendar Year 2017" (PDF). Chicago Transit Authority, Ridership Analysis and Reporting. January 31, 2018. Retrieved July 29, 2018.

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