Washington/Wabash station

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Washington/Wabash
 
100N
44E
Washington Wabash 04.jpg
Location 29 N. Wabash Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60602
Coordinates 41°52′58″N 87°37′34″W / 41.882900°N 87.626205°W / 41.882900; -87.626205
Owned by City of Chicago
Line(s)
Platforms 2 Side platforms
Tracks 2
Construction
Structure type Elevated
Disabled access Yes
History
Opened August 31, 2017[1]
Traffic
Passengers (2017) 1,016,989[2]
Rank 68 out of 143
Services
Preceding station   Chicago "L"   Following station
Loop Elevated
One-way operation
Orange Line
toward Midway Pictograms-nps-airport.svg
toward Harlem/Lake
Green Line
One-way operation
Purple Line
Express
toward Linden
Pink Line
toward 54th/Cermak
toward Kimball
Brown Line
One-way operation
Brown Line
Rush period special
(6-7 a.m.)

Washington/Wabash is a Chicago 'L' station serving the CTA's Brown, Green, Orange, Pink, and Purple Lines. The station opened on August 31, 2017.[3] It serves as a consolidation and replacement of the Randolph/Wabash and Madison/Wabash stations. The project was undertaken by the Chicago Department of Transportation. Construction of the $75 million station began in 2015 following the closure of Madison/Wabash in March 2015 and was completed in August 2017. The station is located between Washington and Madison Streets on Wabash Avenue in the Chicago Loop.

Bus connections[edit]

CTA

  • J14 Jeffrey Jump
  • 20 Madison
  • 56 Milwaukee
  • 60 Blue Island/26th
  • 124 Navy Pier
  • 147 Outer Drive Express
  • 151 Sheridan
  • 157 Streeterville/Taylor

Station layout[edit]

P
Platform level
Side platform, doors open on the right
Counterclockwise      Green Line toward Harlem/Lake (State/Lake)
     Brown Line toward Kimball (State/Lake)
Clockwise      Green Line toward Ashland/63rd or Cottage Grove (Adams/Wabash)
     Purple Line toward Linden weekday rush hours only (Adams/Wabash)
     Pink Line toward 54th/Cermak (Adams/Wabash)
     Orange Line toward Midway (Adams/Wabash)
Side platform, doors open on the right
M Mezzanine level Fare control, farecard vending, transfer between platforms
G Street level

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://chicago.curbed.com/2017/8/31/16234044/washington-wabash-loop-cta-station
  2. ^ "Annual Ridership Report – Calendar Year 2017" (PDF). Chicago Transit Authority, Ridership Analysis and Reporting. January 31, 2018. Retrieved July 29, 2018.
  3. ^ http://chicago.cbslocal.com/2017/8/31/wabash-washington-cta-l-station

External links[edit]

Media related to Washington/Wabash (CTA) at Wikimedia Commons