CTA Holiday Train starts running this weekend — see the full schedule

CHICAGO -- It's the time of the year for the CTA Holiday Train!

The decorated train will start running on the Red Line this weekend.

It will hit each rail line by Christmas Eve.

The CTA will also run a new Elves Workshop Train this year on Saturdays only.

Plus, there is a CTA Holiday Bus that will begin operating as part of regular service on Nov 29. It will run 13 bus routes throughout the city. To track it, go to transitchicago.com/holidaybustracker.

Here's the full Holiday Train schedule:

• Sat., November 19 – Red Line
• Fri., November 25 – Green Line
• Sat., November 26 – Green Line
• Tue., November 29 – Green and Orange Lines
• Wed., November 30 – Brown and Orange Lines
• Thu., December 1 – Brown and Orange Lines
• Fri., December 2 – Brown and Orange Lines
• Sat., December 3 – Brown and Orange Lines
• Tue., December 6 – Pink Line
• Wed., December 7 – Pink Line
• Thu., December 8 – Blue Line
• Fri., December 9 – Blue Line
• Sat., December 10 – Blue Line
• Tue., December 13 – Red Line
• Wed., December 14 – Purple Line
• Thu., December 15 – Red Line
• Fri., December 16 – Purple Line
• Sat., December 17 – Red and Purple Lines
• Thu., December 22 – Purple Line Express
• Fri., December 23 – Yellow Line

For more information, go to transitchicago.com/holiday