CTA Holiday Train, Bus Schedule 2020: See when Santa rides into your Chicago neighborhood

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Saturday, November 28, 2020
CTA Holiday Train starts running Friday
The CTA Holiday Train started running on November 27 with restrictions in place to keep everyone safe.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- With Thanksgiving now behind us, it's officially time to get moving on the holidays!

The CTA Holiday Train started running along Chicago's Green Line Friday with restrictions in place to keep everyone safe. This year, you won't be able to board the train or bus, or take pictures with Santa, but you can take photos from the platform.

CTA Holiday Train Schedule:

Green Line: November 27-28, December 1

Brown Line: December 2-5

Orange Line: December 2-5

Red Line: December 8, 10 and 12

Purple Line: December 9, 11 and 12

Pink Line: December 15, 16 and 19

Blue Line: December 17-19

Yellow Line: December 21

The CTA Holiday Bus will begin spreading cheer throughout Chicago's neighborhoods on December 1.

On the exterior of the bus, customers will see "Ralphie the Reindeer" and his bright green nose. In addition to hundreds of twinkling lights outlining the bus, Santa will pop up through the roof to greet and wave to families.

The bus will travel 15 different routes serving all areas of the city beginning Tuesday, December 1 through Thursday, December 24.

CTA Holiday Bus Schedule:

December 1-2: #56 Milwaukee

December 3: #91 Austin/#92 Foster

December 4: #22 Clark

December 5: #22 Clark/#97 Skokie

December 8-9: #66 Chicago

December 10: #126 Jackson

December 11-12: #12 Roosevelt

December 15-16: #62 Archer

December 17: #49 Western/#X49 Western Express

December 18: #79 79th

December 19: #3 King Drive

December 22: #28 Stony Island

December 23: #29 State

December 24: #J14 Jeffery Jump

You can find all the details about the CTA Holiday Train and Holiday Bus at transitchicago.com/holiday.