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The CTA’s Holiday Train returns this weekend

Written by
Erin Delahanty

The most magical time of the year officially swings into gear this weekend with the return of the CTA Holiday Train. Watch as Santa's sleigh leads mass transportation around the city for the coming weeks, with the inaugural ride on the Red Line this Saturday. Southbound Red Line trains start at the Howard Station at 4:43pm and are scheduled to arrive at 95th Street at 5:56pm, while northbound Red Line trains start at the 95th Street Station at 6:29pm and are scheduled to pull into Howard at 7:42pm. 

The rest of the schedule is below; times are not yet available, but mark your calendars.

Nov 25: Green Line
Nov 26: Green Line
Nov 29: Green and Orange Lines
Nov 30: Brown and Orange Lines
Dec 1: Brown and Orange Lines
Dec 2: Brown and Orange Lines
Dec 3: Brown and Orange Lines
Dec 6: Pink Line
Dec 7: Pink Line
Dec 9: Blue Line
Dec 10: Blue Line
Dec 13: Red Line
Dec 14: Purple Line
Dec 15: Red Line
Dec 16: Purple Line
Dec 17: Red and Purple Lines
Dec 22: Purple Line Express
Dec 23: Yellow Line

In case you want to take the holiday train home with you, this year you can also purchase a limited edition wooden train car.

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