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South Shore Line Service Information December 15, 2017 - January 1, 2018


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Experience the magic of the season at some of the most anticipated events along the South Shore Line from South Bend to Chicago. To ensure we provide the best experience possible to our riders this holiday season, we will be offering additional Eastbound trains and have made our holiday train and ticket office schedules available in advance. Please see the announcement below for more information.

Extra Eastbound departures from Millennium Station – These extra trains will not serve Hudson Lake or South Bend:

  • Saturday, Dec. 16 – Departing @4:25 p.m., and Van Buren St. @ 4:28 p.m., running non-stop to Hegewisch and making all local stops terminating in Michigan City.
  • Friday, Dec. 22 – Departing @2 p.m., and Van Buren St. @2:03 p.m., running non-stop to Hegewisch and making all local stops terminating in Michigan City.
  • Friday, Dec. 29 – Weekday schedule in effect with extra train departing @2 p.m., and Van Buren St. @2:03 p.m., running non-stop to Hegewisch and making all local stops terminating in Michigan City.

Train Schedule

  • Monday, Dec. 25 – We will operate a weekend/holiday schedule for official observance of Christmas.
  • Monday, Jan. 1 – We will operate a weekend/holiday schedule for official observance of New Year’s Day.
  • Tuesday, Dec. 26 through Friday, Dec. 29 – Up to three kids (13 years and younger) ride free with a paid adult on all trains during this period. This is in addition to the regular Family Fare schedule.

*Reminder: The last car of all rush hour trains between Michigan City and Chicago is a Quiet Car.

Ticket Office ScheduleIf ticket office is closed please purchase from ticket vending machine (credit or debit only), our mobile app or on train (cash only).

  • Saturday/Sunday, Dec. 23-24 and Dec. 30-31 – All offices will be closed except South Bend and Millennium Station.
  • Christmas Day Dec. 25 and New Year’s Day Jan. 1, 2018 – All offices will be closed except Millennium Station.

NICTD administrative offices in Chesterton and Michigan City will be closed on Monday, Dec. 25, 2017 and Monday, Jan. 1, 2018 in observance of the holidays.

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