Main (CTA Niles Center Line station)

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CTA rapid transit
Location Main Street and Skokie Boulevard
Skokie, Illinois
Owned by Chicago Transit Authority
Line(s) Niles Center branch
Platforms 1 island platform
Tracks 2 tracks
Structure type At-grade
Opened March 28, 1925
Closed March 27, 1948[1]
Preceding station   Chicago "L"   Following station
Niles Center Route
toward Howard
Route map
Yellow Line
northwest to Dempster–Skokie
Elm St.
Main St.
Yellow Line
southeast to Howard

Main was a station on the Chicago Transit Authority's Niles Center branch, now known as the Yellow Line. The station was located at Main Street and Skokie Boulevard in Skokie, Illinois. Main was situated south of Dempster and north of Oakton. Main opened on March 28, 1925, and closed on March 27, 1948, upon the closing of the Niles Center branch.[2]


  1. ^ Garfield, Graham. "Yellow Line". Retrieved 18 March 2010. 
  2. ^ Garfield, Graham. "Main". Retrieved August 17, 2010.