Western
 
2400W
430S
Chicago 'L' rapid transit station
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General information
Location430 South Western Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60612
Coordinates41°52′32″N 87°41′18″W / 41.875478°N 87.688436°W / 41.875478; -87.688436Coordinates: 41°52′32″N 87°41′18″W / 41.875478°N 87.688436°W / 41.875478; -87.688436
Owned byChicago Transit Authority
Line(s)Forest Park Branch
Platforms1 island platform
Tracks2
Construction
Structure typeExpressway median
Bicycle facilitiesYes
History
OpenedJune 22, 1958
Passengers
2020201,721[1]Decrease 59.2% (CTA)
Rank102 out of 143
Services
Preceding station Chicago "L" Following station
Kedzie–Homan Blue Line
Illinois Medical District
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Former services
Preceding station Chicago "L" Following station
California
Closed 1973
Congress branch Medical Center
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Track layout
Blue Line
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Western Ave.
Blue Line
west to Forest Park

Western is a station on the 'L' system, serving the Blue Line's Forest Park branch. It serves the Near West Side neighborhood and Crane Tech High School. The station is also located about 1 mile (1.6 km) north of the Western Avenue (Metra BNSF Railway Line) commuter railroad station.

Bus connections

CTA

References

  1. ^ "Annual Ridership Report – Calendar Year 2020" (PDF). Chicago Transit Authority, Ridership Analysis and Reporting. January 19, 2021. Retrieved May 31, 2021.