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SSL is offering free Westbound rides to the 2019 Chicago Auto Show

Saturday, February 9, through Monday, February 18, ride free on ALL Westbound weekend and off-peak weekday South Shore Line trains during the 2019 Chicago Auto Show (Off-peak weekday trains arrive at Millennium Station after 9:30 am CST and depart Millennium Station before 3:30 pm and after 6:30 pm CST).

This is also the perfect opportunity to take advantage of free Westbound rides for Valentine’s Day, and plan a date in the city.

Nicole Barker, Director of Capital Investment & Implementation, said, “The winter months can drudge on and sometimes feel like there is no end in sight. We wanted to let our riders know how valuable they are and also provide them something to look forward to during this season of shorter, colder days. Hopefully everyone can take advantage of the free Westbound rides while heading to the auto show, and then again for a date night in the city for Valentine’s Day.”

Below is the weekday service schedule for the Chicago Auto Show:


Note: Eastbound Trains 109, 119, 121, 123 terminate at Carroll Ave. ; Train 209 terminates at Gary Metro Center; Trains 9, 17 & 19 terminate in South Bend. 

Please note: All weekend trains except Train 601 serve McCormick Place. When waiting to catch an outbound train at McCormick Place please stand on the platform in clear view of train engineer. 

Presidents' Day, Monday, Feb. 18, 2019, the SSL will operate a regular weekday schedule with the above trains serving McCormick Place.