on Mon Aug 27 20:25:43 2012, in response to Re: Eeek! Riders React to CTA 5000 Series, posted by Joe V on Mon Aug 27 16:57:13 2012.
If management decides they are not needed for route expansion and/or ten car trains on the Red line, they might be the start of an artificial reef in Lake Michigan. Of course if Republicans get elected and dry up transit money then for sure they're surplus. It's amazing that the bodies of the 2200s are in such good shape. Too bad some system in need, like maybe Boston couldn't gut them.
A six car charter of 2200s ran Sunday. Only about a dozen people on board.