Kimball station on the Brown Line reopened to rail
4 a.m. on Friday, January 12, 2007.
Kimball is the third newly renovated station to reopen
as part of the Brown Line capacity expansion project.
Francisco station, which also closed with Kimball on
September 15, reopened for service in March 2007.
In August 2006, the Kedzie and Rockwell stations reopened
for service following a six-month temporary closure.
A major portion of the reconstruction has been completed at Kimball including
brighter lighting, installation of heaters and windbreaks, new benches and an
Construction crews continue to complete construction
even after the station opened for service. Additional work includes installing
permanent station signs, security cameras, original artwork, windows, canopies
and continuing work to complete the extension of the platform. (read