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Straight out of the 70's charter on the CTA
Saturday, June 27, 2015

UPDATE 5-21-2015: The date of this excursion was moved from Sunday June 21st to Saturday June 27th due to track work scheduling conflicts on the CTA.

CTA 2400's
This "Straight out of the 70's" charter is a fundraiser for the continued restoration of IRM's 2400 series cars.

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Join the members of the Illinois Railway Museum in a train STRAIGHT OUT OF THE '70s when disco was sweeping over the nation and big hair was in style as we tour the Chicago Transit Authority's 'L lines. We'll ride CTA's historically-painted 2400-series cars on our 8 hour excursion over most of the rapid transit lines. These cars were retired from regular passenger service on October 31, 2014, after 38 years of loyal service. The cars we'll be riding are even restored to their original Bicentennial-inspired livery. As an added bonus, for those who dress the part of the 1970s, you will be eligible for a special prize.

Departure: 9:00 am from the Dempster St.-Skokie terminal on the Yellow Line (Skokie Swift). Parking is available in the Park & Ride lots for $2-3.

Fare: $55.00 per person. Orders received after June 6 will be held for pickup at Dempster-Skokie terminal. All ticket sales are final, no exchanges or refunds.

Lunch: One hour will be given for lunch on your own at stops around the Loop; a list of suggested restaurants will be provided.

This trip will conclude at Dempster/Skokie terminal about 5:00 pm. We may be able to accomodate earlier stops upon request.

Specific equipment CANNOT be guaranteed and is subject to change by the CTA.

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