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Operator Airport
System Type APM
Year Opened
# of Lines 1
# of Cars
Mileage
Gauge
Stations
Power
Fare Media Free
Website
Data Date 2005
1st Visit 1996
Last Visit 9/2010
% Rode 100%

Lake States Transit > Chicago
O'Hare ATS

Airport ATS

Chicago O'Hare Airport is one of the busiest airports in the world. Many people know that CTA Blue Line 'L' trains serve the airport running to downtown Chicago. However, the airport has another internal transit system, the Airport Transit System, or ATS. This typical Airport People Mover system links all 4 terminals, plus a long term parking lot.

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chi-apm-042405-01.jpg (68183 bytes)Typical 2-car train has just left Terminal 3, and is heading to Int'l terminal.. (4/05) chi-apm-042405-03.jpg (64008 bytes)Train is leaving one of the main terminal stations. (4/05)
chi-apm-042405-05.jpg (48432 bytes)One of the terminal stations, with a control tower in view. (4/05) chi-apm-042405-06.jpg (70481 bytes)A shot of the right-of-way. The APM's are rubber tired guided vehicles. (4/05)
   

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Last Updated: 03/25/17

 

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