It’s that time of year again—the time when the CTA rolls out it’s popular holiday-themed train and bus to help commuters get in the spirit. While it’s been unseasonably warm, winter is quickly approaching and CTA riders can expect to see Santa riding on the ‘L’ starting Friday, November 25.
The CTA is also introducing a new companion train dubbed the Elves’ Workshop Train which will be decked in colorful lights, garland, and of course Christmas cheer. The Holiday Train and Elves’ Workshop Train will take turns on each CTA rail line.
Here’s a rendering of how the new Elves’ Workshop Train will look:
And here’s a detailed schedule for the holiday-themed train: