CTA Surface System History presented by the Illinois Railway Museum

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Newly Updated Documents as of 01/29/2019


  • 1947 - Improved Lake Street 'L' Service
  • 07/31/1949 - Ravenswood All-Express Trains
  • 12/04/1949 - Modern Streetcar an Bus Service for Halsted
  • c1950 - Loop 'L' Train Berthing Locations
  • 01/01/1950 - North-South All-Express Service (Pamphlet #1)

  • 01/01/1950 - North-South All-Express Service (Pamphlet #2)
  • 05/15/1950 - Lake Street Train Operations at Pine Ave
  • 03/11/1951 - Lincoln-Downtown Propane Bus Service
  • 08/12/1951 - Propane Bus Service on Roosevelt Rd
  • 1951 - Douglas Park Service

  • 1951 - Garfield Park Service
  • 1951 - Westchester-Garfield Extension Bus
  • 11/15/1953 - Devon-Pratt Bus Extension
  • 07/06/1954 - All Metal Cars on Lake St 'L'
  • 07/27/1962 - Congress Terminal Open House




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