South Shore Line Officials Monitoring Winter Weather Conditions, Plan to Operate as Scheduled | Bot To News

(WNDU) – Beginning Wednesday, December 21, the South Shore Line plans to continue train operations as currently scheduled.

South Shore Line officials are closely monitoring ice and snow conditions and how they could affect service.

If you plan to take the South Shore line anytime between Thursday, December 22 and Saturday, December 24, please arrive early at boarding stations and use caution in parking lots and train platforms.

Train delays are possible. You can check outages at

South Shore Line Service Notice:

The National Weather Service has issued a blizzard warning for northern Indiana and a winter storm warning for Chicago that are expected to affect travel from the evening of Thursday, December 22 through Saturday, December 24. Advisories indicate blizzard conditions are expected, with heavy snow and strong winds causing wind drift, along with sub-zero wind chills.

Due to this forecast weather, South Shore Line is closely monitoring conditions as ice and heavy snow can adversely affect track, overhead wires and other mechanical components. SSL employees will continuously work to minimize the impact of severe weather, and icebreaker trains may operate early in the morning to thaw overhead wires ahead of rush hour.

We anticipate that train operations will proceed as scheduled; however, any service interruptions or changes will be promptly posted on our home page at mysouthshoreline.comour mobile app and via email/text notifications (Click here register).

Passengers are advised to arrive early at boarding stations and to be careful in parking lots and train platforms. Due to weather, train delays may occur and we appreciate your patience and understanding.

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