To accommodate an expected increase in passengers for the Chicago Marathon weekend taking place Oct. 11-13, 2019, the South Shore Line will implement the following service update


The following South Shore Line trains will make flag stops at McCormick Place for the Chicago Marathon Health & Fitness Expo and packet pick-up being held Oct. 11:

Westbound (inbound) Train #14, 216, 116, 218, 18, 118, 220, 20 and eastbound (outbound) Train #109, 209, 17, 119, 19, 121, 123.


All weekend trains except #601 serve McCormick Place as a flag stop. If you’d like to to exit at a flag stop at McCormick Place, please notify the conductor in advance of your stop. Conversely, when waiting to catch an outbound train at McCormick Place, please stand on the platform in clear view of train engineer.


The SSL will operate two extra trains on Oct. 13. The westbound train will depart the Michigan City Carroll Ave. Station at 4:20 a.m., making all intermediate stops and arriving at Millennium Station at 6:04 a.m. The return eastbound train will depart Millennium Station at 2:35 p.m. and terminate at Carroll Ave. at 4:20 p.m. The extras will not serve Hudson Lake or South Bend.

Please click here for a full train schedule and additional details.