CTA Holiday Train on Orange, Green Lines Friday

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CHICAGO (FOX 32 News) - Don't forget to look up to find some holiday cheer. It's time for the CTA to roll out its Holiday Train.

It's going to be running on the Orange and Green lines Friday. The Holiday Train will roll between 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. Friday. It will only be on the Green Line on Saturday.

The Holiday Train begins regular service Friday, with the Elves’ Workshop Train trailing it on Saturdays.

Rounding out the festooned fleet is the Holiday Bus, which starts running Nov. 29 and will make appearances on 13 routes across the city. The trains will visit all eight rail lines by Dec. 23.

Customers can track the whereabouts of Santa and the Holiday Train and Bus by using CTA Train Tracker, which will feature a digital candy cane next to the estimated arrival time information, and the dedicated Holiday Bus Tracker available at transitchicago.com/holidaybustracker.

The Holiday Train, Elves’ Workshop Train and Holiday Bus will make all stops along their scheduled routes. Normal CTA fares apply. Full schedules and more information is available on the CTA website: transitchicago.com/holiday.

The trains will visit all eight rail lines by Dec. 23.

The Sun-Times Media Wire contributed to this report.