Madison/Wells (CTA station)

Location One North Wells Street
Chicago, Illinois 60602
Owned by Chicago Transit Authority
  Purple Line weekday rush hours only
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 2 tracks
Structure type Elevated
Opened October 3, 1897
Closed January 30, 1994
Previous names Madison & Fifth
Preceding station   Chicago "L"   Following station
One-way operation
Brown Line
toward Kimball
One-way operation
Orange Line
toward Midway
Purple Line
toward Linden

Madison/Wells was a station on the Chicago Transit Authority's Loop. The station was located at 1 N. Wells St. in the Chicago Loop. Madison/Wells opened on October 3, 1897, and closed on January 30, 1994, and demolished so that work on the new Washington/Wells station could begin; The station and Randolph/Wells were replaced by Washington/Wells.[1] The station was located at Madison Street and Wells Street in the Chicago Loop.


  1. Garfield, Graham. "Madison/Wells". Retrieved August 12, 2010.

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