19 Apr 2021

Service Advisory - Temporary Busing Between Dune Park & Gary Metro Center


South Shore News

Temporary Busing: April 20-23, 2021 and April 27-29, 2021

The South Shore Line announces plans to periodically bus passengers between various stations to help facilitate pre-construction third-party utility work and the Double Track NWI construction project (https://www.doubletrack-nwi.com/), which will substantially decrease travel times to and from Chicago.

The first of these busing segments will occur between Dune Park and Gary Metro Center stations, effective from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. April 20-23, 2021 and April 27-29, 2021.

Passengers are advised that no bikes will be transported via bus during these occurrences.

Buses will arrive and depart with passengers to match our published train schedule between Dune Park and Gary Metro. Westbound passengers should be prepared to detrain and board buses in front of the Dune Park Station and re-board South Shore trains at Gary Metro. Eastbound passengers will detrain at Gary Metro to board buses and board their regular trains again at Dune Park. Buses will be making all intermediate scheduled stops between Dune Park and Gary Metro.

The following trains will be bused between Dune Park and Gary Metro Center April 20-23 and April 27-29, 2021: 

  • Westbound Trains 116, 18, 118, 20
  • Eastbound Trains 7, 107, 9, 109, 11