Ride the Allstate CTA Holiday Train on the Purple Line
The Allstate CTA Holiday Train will visit Evanston on the Purple Line on December 12, 14, 15 and 20, bringing food baskets to local community organizations as well as good cheer to any passerby. On Saturday, December 15, the Elves' Workshop Train will follow directly behind the CTA Holiday Train to help ensure everyone has a chance to enjoy this exciting tradition.
The Holiday Train usually operates from about 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. on weekends and 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. on weekdays. Normal CTA fares apply.
Santa and his elves will personally be visiting every stop along the respective lines passing out holiday cheer. The Holiday Train shines with bright lights and seasonal images, sparkling and twinkling its way along its route. The interiors of the train cars are just as festive, featuring lights, bows, garlands and even some candy canes for the younger passengers.
In addition, the Allstate CTA Holiday Bus will travel through Evanston during the afternoon of Saturday, December 1 on the #97 Skokie route. The bus will depart the Howard Terminal at 12:40 p.m.
Visit transitchicago.com/holidayfleet for a complete schedule, travel tips and more.