St. Patrick’s Day South Shore Line Information
In order to accommodate an expected increase in ridership due to the Chicago St. Patrick’s Day Parade and dyeing of the river, the South Shore Line will offer additional capacity and extra passenger trains on Saturday, March 16. Westbound Train 502 and Train 606 will operate with additional capacity to accommodate passengers heading to Chicago in the morning. In the afternoon, two eastbound passenger Extras will run after the parade and dyeing of the river: The first Extra will depart Millennium Station at 4:25 p.m. (Van Buren St. at 4:28 p.m.). The second Extra will depart Millennium Station at 6:15 p.m. (Van Buren St. at 6:18 p.m.). Both Extras will run non-stop to Hegewisch and make all local stops terminating at Carroll Avenue, Michigan City. The extra trains will not serve Hudson Lake or South Bend. Alcohol is prohibited on all trains on March 16. Glass bottles are prohibited at all times.
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