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South Shore Line to run extra service for Chicago Marathon

South Shore CVA

The South Shore Line will run extra service Sunday for the Chicago Marathon. A westbound bus will leave Michigan City Carroll Avenue at 4:20 a.m. and make most regular stops to Gary Metro Center. From there, a train will continue the trip to Millennium Station, arriving at 6:04 a.m. An eastbound train will leave Millennium Station at 2:35 p.m., stop at Van Buren, then make all stops from Hegewisch to Gary Metro Center, with a bus the rest of the way to Michigan city.

Leading up to the marathon, several trains will make an extra stop at McCormick Place for participants picking up their packets. On Thursday and Friday, all westbound trains will stop at McCormick Place between 10:16 a.m. and 6:04 p.m. Many eastbound trains will pick up passengers there between 12:43 and 11:08 p.m.

Michael Gallenberger is a news reporter and producer that hosts All Things Considered on 89.1 FM | Lakeshore Public Media.