Montrose station (CTA Blue Line)

Montrose is a station on the Chicago Transit Authority's 'L' system, serving the Blue Line. The station serves the Irving Park, Mayfair, and Portage Park neighborhoods. Blue Line trains run at intervals of 2–7 minutes during rush hour, and take 22 minutes to travel to the Loop.[citation needed] The station opened in 1970 as part of the Kennedy extension, connecting the Milwaukee Elevated from Logan Square to Jefferson Park.

Montrose
 
4400N
4600W
Chicago 'L' rapid transit station
Montrose Blue Line.jpg
Location4600 West Montrose Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60641
Coordinates41°57′42″N 87°44′37″W / 41.961539°N 87.743574°W / 41.961539; -87.743574Coordinates: 41°57′42″N 87°44′37″W / 41.961539°N 87.743574°W / 41.961539; -87.743574
Owned byChicago Transit Authority
Line(s)O'Hare Branch
Platforms1 Island platform
Tracks2
ConnectionsMetra Metra: Mayfair
CTA Bus
Construction
Structure typeExpressway median
Bicycle facilitiesYes
History
OpenedFebruary 1, 1970
Rebuilt2016
Traffic
Passengers (2019)767,589[1]Decrease 6.2% (CTA)
Rank87 out of 143
Services
Preceding station Chicago "L" Following station
Jefferson Park
toward O'Hare Pictograms-nps-airport.svg
Blue Line Irving Park

A transfer is available to Metra's Milwaukee District North Line's Mayfair stop, just to the west of the station.

Bus and rail connectionsEdit

Metra

CTA

  • 78 Montrose

Notes and referencesEdit

NotesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Monthly Ridership Report – December 2019" (PDF). Chicago Transit Authority, Ridership Analysis and Reporting. January 13, 2020. Retrieved March 19, 2020.

External linksEdit

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