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Adams/Wabash is an 'L' station serving the CTA's Brown, Green, Orange, Pink, and Purple Lines. Until 1963, it also served interurban trains of the Chicago North Shore and Milwaukee Railroad. It is the closest CTA station to Symphony Center, home of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, and the Art Institute of Chicago.

Adams/Wabash
 
200S
45E
Chicago 'L' rapid transit station
Purple-Green-Pink-Orange Line platform at Adams-Wabash.jpg
Location201–23 South Wabash Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60604
Coordinates41°52′46″N 87°37′34″W / 41.8795°N 87.6261°W / 41.8795; -87.6261
Owned byChicago Transit Authority
Line(s)Loop Elevated
Platforms2 Side platforms
Tracks2
Construction
Structure typeElevated
History
OpenedNovember 8, 1896
Rebuilt1987–89
Traffic
Passengers (2017)2,573,279[1]Decrease 8.4%
Rank17 out of 143
Services
Preceding station Chicago "L" Following station
Washington/​Wabash
One-way operation
Orange Line Roosevelt
toward Midway Pictograms-nps-airport.svg
Washington/​Wabash Green Line Roosevelt
Washington/​Wabash
One-way operation
Purple Line
Express
Harold Washington Library – State/Van Buren
toward Linden
Pink Line Harold Washington Library – State/Van Buren
Washington/​Wabash
toward Kimball
Brown Line Harold Washington Library – State/Van Buren
One-way operation
Brown Line
Rush period special
Roosevelt
One-way operation
Former services
Preceding station Chicago North Shore and Milwaukee Railroad Following station
Madison/Wabash
toward Milwaukee
North Shore Line Congress/Wabash
One-way operation
Preceding station Chicago "L" Following station
Madison/Wabash
One-way operation
Loop Shuttle LaSalle/Van Buren
Next clockwise

Bus connectionsEdit

CTA

  • 1 Bronzeville/Union Station (Weekday Rush Hours only)
  • 7 Harrison (Weekdays only)
  • 28 Stony Island (Weekday Rush Hours only)
  • 126 Jackson
  • 151 Sheridan

Notes and referencesEdit

NotesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Annual Ridership Report – Calendar Year 2017" (PDF). Chicago Transit Authority, Ridership Analysis and Reporting. January 31, 2018. Retrieved July 29, 2018.

External linksEdit

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