Montrose station (CTA Blue Line)

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Montrose Blue Line.jpg
Location 4600 West Montrose Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60641
Coordinates 41°57′42″N 87°44′37″W / 41.961539°N 87.743574°W / 41.961539; -87.743574
Owned by Chicago Transit Authority
  Blue Line
Platforms 1 Island platform
Tracks 2
Connections Local Transit CTA Bus
Structure type Expressway median
Bicycle facilities Yes
Opened February 1, 1970
Rebuilt 2016
Passengers (2017) 793,024[1]Increase 6.4% (CTA)
Rank 87 out of 143
Preceding station   Chicago "L"   Following station
O'Hare Branch
toward O'Hare Pictograms-nps-airport.svg
Blue Line
toward Forest Park
toward Rosemont
Blue Line
Various Special Services

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.

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

Bus and rail connections



  • 78 Montrose

Notes and references



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

External links

Media related to Montrose (CTA Blue Line) at Wikimedia Commons

  • Montrose (O'Hare Line) Station Page
  • Montrose Avenue entrance from Google Maps Street View
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