It's the most wonderful train of the year.
The CTA announced the 2013 Holiday Train schedule Tuesday, and the Green Line will be the first route it travels beginning Nov. 29. The CTA notes the decked out train is out on the tracks from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. on weekends and 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. on select weekdays.
(Click here for the full schedule on the CTAs website.)
The six-car train is decorated inside and out with thousands of lights, and pasted up with colorful seasonal images on the outside. The holiday train makes its last stop on the Yellow Line this year Dec. 23.
The full schedule is below:
Green Line 11/29 - Friday
Green Line 11/30 - Saturday
Green Line 12/3 - Tuesday
Orange Line & Brown Line 12/4 - Wednesday
Orange Line & Brown Line 12/5 - Thursday
Orange Line & Brown Line 12/6 - Friday
Orange Line & Brown Line 12/7 - Saturday
Pink Line 12/10 - Tuesday
Pink Line 12/11 - Wednesday
Blue Line 12/12 - Thursday
Blue Line 12/13 - Friday
Blue Line (+ photo-only stop on Pink Line)12/14 - Saturday
Red Line 12/17 - Tuesday
Purple Line 12/18 - Wednesday
Red Line 12/19 - Thursday
Purple Line 12/20 - Friday
Red Line & Purple Line12/21 - Saturday
Yellow Line 12/23 - Monday
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